Alexandra Collett

Partner in Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution

+44 (0)1244 952 412

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Alex trained with Hill Dickinson in Liverpool and Chester and qualified in March 2008. She acts for individual, corporate and institutional clients from a wide range of sectors including financial institutions, higher and further education, manufacturing and retail. Alex deals with a broad range of commercial dispute resolution matters.

Her specialist areas are:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Defamation
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Consumer Credit Act litigation
  • Education claims

Alex is listed in the Legal 500 2023 directory, along with colleague Emyr Kerfoot, with comments including:

‘Alexandra Collett is an exemplary practitioner. She is professional, approachable and has excellent communication skills. She makes us feel at ease and comfortable and is always patient in explaining legal situations/terms. Her advice demonstrates that she has carefully considered the best course of action moving forward.’

‘Alexandra Collett and the team have always made themselves available and open to client’s suggestions, collaboration and input, which is such a refreshing change.’

‘The team is very responsive going way beyond a normal 9 to 5 basis. They provide a high level of personal service and always strive to do their very best. The fact that there are two lead partners is an advantage as if necessary each can provide cover in the absence of the other.’

Alexandra's Experience

  • Seconded for several months to a financial institution advising upon issues related to the Consumer Credit Act 1974. Defending a high volume of claims alleging unfair relationships, breach of statutory duty, misrepresentation and proceeding brought under the Consumer Credit Act 1974.
  • Acting on behalf of a bank and defending claims for damages and compensation for defective products purchased by credit card.
  • Acting on behalf of the manufacturer of farming equipment in a dispute about the supply of faulty machinery worth over £250,000.
  • Acting on behalf of the seller of a small business who faced a claim from the businesses new owner for breach of contract and misrepresentation

When not working Alex enjoys swimming, hill walking and Pilates.

She also enjoys travelling and cooking and spending time with her husband and young daughter.

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