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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, 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). Alex also acted as a lead partner of the legal team acting for the State of Victoria in the Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and Licence (Crown Casino Royal Commission). Alex is currently acting in the Defence and Veteran Suicide Robodebt Royal Commissions.

In addition to regulatory investigations, Alex has substantial general commercial litigation experience in both Victorian and Federal jurisdictions, acting for a variety of clients, from large corporations, to 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 cost 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 since 2018. In 2020,2022 and 2023, Alex was a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards. In 2020 Alex was named Partner of the Year – Big Law, at the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards. Alex has also been recognised in Australasian Lawyer’s list of Elite Women and has been listed since 2024 in The Best Lawyers in Australia for Government Practice and 2025 for Litigation.

Alex’s areas of expertise include:

  • Royal Commissions and Inquiries
  • regulatory investigations (ASIC, ACCC)
  • breach of director’s duties cases
  • shareholder disputes 
  • contract disputes
  • consumer law claims
  • equitable actions
  • trust disputes 
  • property disputes
  • wills and estates litigation.

Alex has co-authored the Lexology Complex Commercial Litigation guide Commercial litigation proceedings in Australia since 2020.

Outside of Holding Redlich, Alex is a Director on the Board of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute and is a non-executive Director of the Board of the Mercy Health Foundation. 


Alex’s experience includes:

Royal Commission into the Robodebt Scheme

Acting in the Defence and Veteran Suicide Robodebt Royal Commissions.

Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide 2022

Acting for the Commonwealth Agency, Comcare

Royal Commission into Casino Operator and Licence 2021

Acting for the State of Victoria, Department of Justice and Community Safety

Royal Commission into Management of Police Informants 2018-2020

Acted as Solicitors Assisting the Royal Commission

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (2018)

Acted for a provider in respect of a Notice to Produce

Care Park Pty Ltd & Ors v Robert Belteky & Ors (2023)

Acted in Care Park Pty Ltd & Ors v Robert Belteky & Ors (2023) at the Federal Court of Australia

PAC Partners Securities Pty Ltd v Dateline Resources Limited (2022)

Acted in PAC Partners Securities Pty Ltd v Dateline Resources Limited (2022) at the County Court of Victoria

Royal Commission into trade union governance and corruption (2014/15)

Acted for superannuation trustee, CBUS

Royal Commission into certain Australian companies in relation to UN Oil-For-Food-Programme (2005/06)

Acted for individuals employed by AWB as lawyers


Non-executive Director of the Board of the Mercy Health Foundation

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