Alex graduated from Bristol Polytechnic (now the University of the West of England) in law in 1987 and joined Lyons Davidson as a trainee solicitor in 1989, qualifying in 1991.
For the first ten years, Alex specialised in personal injury litigation, mainly involving road traffic accidents, on behalf of claimants. She became a partner in 1999 while still in the personal injury department and gradually became involved in handling complaints before becoming Compliance Partner.
Now she is responsible for ensuring compliance with all regulatory matters, primarily the Code of Conduct, as well as having overall responsibility for dealing with complaints throughout the whole company. Alex takes a keen interest in the changing face of regulation of solicitors. She became Compliance Director in 2012 and is the COLP for Lyons Davidson Ltd.