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Alexandra is undertaking the extended OTC pupillage run in conjunction with the Free Representation Unit (FRU), and is currently taking on employment casework at FRU. She will start her non-practising six month period of pupillage at Outer Temple in late March 2018.
Alexandra is dedicated to pro-bono work. Having been a volunteer at FRU since August 2016, she has represented a number of clients in their appeals to the Social Security Tribunal.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Alexandra worked in-house with a private education institution. This role included working on company mergers, drafting memorandums of understanding, share purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements and nondisclosure agreements. In addition to this, Alexandra was responsible for the institution’s litigation, drafting pleadings and acting as its representative in the Small Claims Court.
Alexandra has also acted as an advisor for qLegal at the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre, providing free legal advice and workshops to tech start up companies and entrepreneurs in relation to Company Law and Intellectual Property issues. She first discovered an interest in pro-bono work in 2009 when volunteering for PRAXIS in Athens, Greece, providing assistance and advice to immigrants.
Skills and Qualifications:
- Bar Professional Training Course, City University London
- LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law, Queen Mary University, London
- LLB in European Legal Studies, University of Kent at Canterbury (with a year abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark)
- Fluent in Greek