Bio

Alexandra joined Appleby in 2011 as a trainee and was commissioned as an Isle of Man Advocate in 2013 after a two year period of articles and passing the Manx Bar Exams.

Alexandra practices in corporate, aviation and commercial property law.  Within the realm of corporate law, Alexandra assists with a diverse range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, legal due diligence, banking and asset finance transactions and multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring.

Alexandra co-wrote the Isle of Man chapter of Aircraft Finance Online, published by Thomson Reuters in 2018.

Legal 500 UK 2018 ranked Alexandra as a ‘Next Generation’ lawyer in Commercial Property, commended for being ‘always approachable’.

 

Expertise:

Recent highlights have included:

  • Acting for a member of the Sports Direct Group, in the purchase of a shopping centre in the Isle of Man. This involved assisting with the purchase of a property in the Isle of Man and assisting and advising on lease surrenders, implied tenancies, landlord and tenant rights in the Isle of Man, and enforcement under a lease and short term licences.
  • Acting for Manx Telecom PLC in connection with its recent flotation on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange raising £156m
  • Acting as Isle of Man counsel to private equity firm Vitruvian Partners in relation to its agreement to provide funding to support a management-led buyout of Royal London 360°
  • Acting as Isle of Man counsel to American firm, Triumph Group, Inc., in their acquisition of GE Aviation Systems Iloman Limited, a prominent company in the Isle of Man that designs and manufactures aviation equipment
  • Acting for Cahill Gordon and Reindel LLP, a New York based law firm who represented lenders in relation to a total loan of £2.9 billion to Amaya Gaming Group Inc and its related companies to assist with its purchase of the Pokerstars Group which sold for £4.9 billion
  • Acting for a banking group in a re-financing deal that secured various high value properties in the Isle of Man.

 

Education:

College of Law, Chester (England)

University of Leicester (England)

“Always approachable.”

Legal 500 UK
2018

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