Alex is a partner in our Dispute Resolution & Litigation Group. She has over 15 years’ experience practising as a senior lawyer, specialising in commercial dispute resolution and regulatory investigations and Inquiries.
Alex regularly acts for companies and individuals in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including Court based litigation and alternative dispute resolution, as well as regulatory investigations and prosecutions. Alex has extensive experience in ASIC investigations and other regulatory matters. With particular expertise in Commissions of Inquiry, in 2018 Alex was appointed as a lead Partner of the Solicitors Assisting team of the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (Lawyer ‘X’ Royal Commission).
In addition, Alex is an accredited advisor with Family Business Australia and works with family businesses, trusts and high net worth individuals and private clients. Alex regularly advises on disputes regarding minority shareholder claims, breach of trust and wills and estates.
Alex’s areas of expertise include:
Alex has significant commercial litigation experience acting for a variety of clients, from large publicly listed corporations, to small to medium enterprises and privately held family businesses and trusts.
Alex is well-versed in all forms of dispute resolution and regulatory investigations, and has substantial experience in both Victorian and Federal jurisdictions. She is an advocate for the prompt resolution of disputes both through litigation and by alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediation and expert determinations.
Alex works closely with her clients to quickly establish their needs and broader commercial objectives from the outset of any dispute, so that results can be secured in the quickest and most effective manner possible.
Alex is recommended in Doyle's Guide as a Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyer and is an accredited Family Business Australia Specialist. In 2020, Alex was awarded Partner of the Year - Big Law, at the LawyersWeekly Women in Law Awards.
Alex’s experience includes:
Appointed by the Victorian State Government as Solicitors Assisting the Royal Commission, Alex acts as a lead partner in supervising over 30 Holding Redlich staff on this major matter. The Commission is scheduled to conclude on 1 July 2020.
Supreme Court commercial dispute regarding disclaimer of a retail lease by liquidator. Alex acted for the commercial tenant applying to set aside the disclaimer and the liquidation of the landlord.
Supreme Court commercial dispute regarding specific performance of a contract for the development of land. Alex acted for the landowner Defendant.
Federal Court Application under the Corporations Act 2001 for inspection of company books and records. Alex acted for the Applicant shareholder.
Supreme Court deceased Estate dispute involving equitable action for recovery of property. Alex acted for the Defendant.
Supreme Court deceased Estate dispute. Alex acted for the Executor Defendant.
Alex acted for a superannuation trustee.
Alex acted for various AWB employees called to give evidence.
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
20 Apr 21
In this seminar we will provide you with an overview of the legislative framework for royal commissions, corruption investigations and commissions of inquiry, insights and lessons learned from Howard Rapke, who led the firm’s team acting as Solicitors Assisting the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (Lawyer X) in Victoria and practical tips.