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Alex is an experienced Family Solicitor whose work covers all areas of Family Law, Children Law, divorce and separation, financial agreements and applications for Court Orders.
In Children Law Alex specialises in helping clients with child custody disputes concerning where a child should live and what contact arrangements should be put in place, as well as advising parents, step-parents and grandparents.
Alex has considerable experience in assisting clients going through divorce and in settling their financial matters by agreement where possible, but if not through obtaining Court Orders. She also advises on and drafts pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation (living together) agreements, and assists unmarried couples across England & Wales going through separation.
In international divorce, Alex recently negotiated a divorce financial agreement and increased child maintenance payments for a client who divorced in the UK but is now living in Africa.
Alex completed her Solicitor training at Hugh James in Cardiff and qualified in the family department, where she worked for a year.
In 2007, Alex joined Kirby & Co in London. It is a niche family law practice based in Wimbledon. Alex dealt with a mixture of medium to high net worth family law and divorce cases including child custody disputes.
She took brief breaks from work to have 3 children who are now 2, 5 and 7 years old.
Alex moved back to her home county of Monmouthshire in 2012 and after the birth of child number 3, she spent a year working at a small, local company doing mostly private client and some family work.
Alex joined Co-op Legal Services in May 2016. See her article, A Day in the Life of a Family Solicitor.
Alex is a member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and is in the process of joining Resolution.
When Not Working
Alex has an active life outside of work. Her 3 lively children take up most of her spare time but when permitted, she is a keen runner. You can find her tearing up the lanes in the Monmouthshire countryside where she lives, and entering local and national running events.