Alexandra joined Wrays in October 2015, having previously worked in the Intellectual Property team at a global law firm.
Alexandra has over 10 years’ experience acting for clients across a wide range of sectors, including companies in the pharmaceutical, veterinary pharmaceutical, medical device, health care, technology, R&D, banking & finance, FMCG, and cosmetics industries. She has also acted for a number of Commonwealth government departments on significant procurement and outsourcing projects, including the Department of Defence and the Department of Health & Ageing.
At Wrays, Alexandra splits her time between the commercial team and the litigation team. On the commercial side, Alexandra routinely advises on, reviews and drafts commercial agreements covering manufacturing, distribution, and the supply and acquisition of goods and services. She also regularly prepares and reviews agreements relating to the conduct and funding of R&D projects, as well as licence agreements, commercialisation agreements, consultancy agreements, speaker agreements, confidentiality agreements, website terms and conditions, and other legal documentation. In addition, Alexandra frequently advises clients in relation to various aspects of the Australian Consumer Law, and she also has experience in competition law, privacy law, and anti-corruption law.
Alexandra is also an experienced litigator and has acted for numerous clients in relation to proceedings in the Federal, Supreme and District Courts. Notably, she has acted for several global innovator pharmaceutical companies in relation to various pieces of high value patent litigation in the Federal Court, and was also part of the legal team defending the manufacturer of a prescription painkiller in the largest pharmaceutical class action to run to trial in Australia.
In addition to her law degree, Alexandra has an Honours degree in science, majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology. She worked in a molecular biology laboratory at the Australian National University while she was completing her legal studies.