Alex is a partner in our Dispute Resolution & Litigation Group with more than 15 years’ experience practising as a senior lawyer. Alex specialises in commercial dispute resolution, regulatory investigations and Royal Commissions.
With particular expertise in Royal Commissions, from 2018 – 2020 Alex acted as a lead partner of the Solicitors Assisting team of the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (Lawyer ‘X’ Royal Commission). In 2021 Alex again acted as a lead partner of the legal team acting for the State of Victoria of the Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and Licence (Crown Casino Royal Commission). Alex also has extensive experience in ASIC and other regulatory investigations.
Alex has substantial general commercial litigation experience in both Victorian and Federal jurisdictions and acts for a variety of clients, from large corporations, to SMEs and privately held family businesses and trusts. In any dispute, Alex works closely with her clients to quickly establish their needs and broader commercial objectives so that results can be secured in the quickest and most effective manner possible, including through Court based litigation or by alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and expert determination.
Alex is an accredited advisor with Family Business Australia and regularly works with family businesses, trusts, high net worth individuals and private clients in a range of disputes including minority shareholder claims, breach of trust and wills and estates claims.
Alex is a highly proficient litigator and has been recognised by her peers as a Leading Victorian Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyer in Doyle's Guide 2018 and 2021. In 2020, Alex was a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards and was named Partner of the Year – Big Law, at the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards.
Outside Holding Redlich, Alex is a non-executive Director of the Board of the Mercy Health Foundation, a voluntary role she has held since 2019.
Alex’s areas of expertise include:
Alex co-authored the 2021 Lexology Complex Commercial Litigation guide Commercial litigation proceedings in Australia.
Alex’s experience includes:
Acting for the State of Victoria, Department of Justice and Community Safety
Acted as Solicitors Assisting the Royal Commission
Acted for a provider in respect of a Notice to Produce
Acted for Directors of the Lessee in relation to a disclaimer of lease by a liquidator
Acted for the director of a family business in relation to specific performance of a contract dispute
Acted for a shareholder in an application for access to books and records of the company under the Corporations Act
Acted for the Executor Defendants in a will dispute
Acted for superannuation trustee, CBUS
Acted for individuals employed by AWB as lawyers
Non-executive Director of the Board of the Mercy Health Foundation
05 October 2021 - Knowledge
#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Royal Commissions & Commissions of Inquiry
From responding to notices to ‘fireside’ chats, we discuss some of the key challenges solicitors may face when acting in Royal Commissions or Commissions of Inquiry.
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.
26 Oct 21
In this seminar we will provide you with: a comparative summary of key current privacy regimes both local and global, insights on the latest data breaches and key lessons to be learned, a look to the future of privacy and data and an overview of recent developments and emerging issues for RTI