Alex advises clients on a broad range of employment issues, with a focus on providing commercially savvy advice on the procedural requirements of disciplinary and performance matters, restructuring, and drafting appropriate terms and conditions of employment; and can be engaged to conduct independent investigations into alleged conduct, and deliver educational seminars on employment law.
She works hard for her clients to resolve personal grievances and other employment disputes in a timely manner through negotiation, mediation and/or representation at the Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court.
Prior to joining Harkness Henry, Alex worked exclusively for employers at the Employers and Manufacturing Association, and prior to that as an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group of a large multi-national law firm based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on matters relating to employment, shareholders, real estate and construction.
On graduation Alexandria joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Here she was able to gain first hand exposure to commercial negotiation at the highest level, when participating in the Malaysia and ASEAN Free Trade Negotiations.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Laws and Arts (Political Science) from the University of Otago and was admitted to the Bar in 2005. Alex is a Board of Trustee member for the Waikato Kindergarten Association.