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Alexandra Gess

employment solicitor

7th Floor, 85 Fleet Street
London EC4Y 1AE

Tel: 020 7227 6700

Alexandra advises employers and employees on the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters. She qualified in 2012.

Alexandra regularly advises employers and employees on Employment Tribunal matters including unfair dismissal, whistleblowing, redundancy and discrimination claims on the grounds of sex, race, religion or belief, age and disability.

Areas of Expertise

Alexandra advises on all aspects of employment law, including drafting and negotiating employment contracts, settlement agreements, termination packages and exit terms. She also advises on the enforcement of restrictive covenants and confidentiality obligations.

She provides practical day-to-day advice on a wide range of HR issues including disciplinary and grievance procedures, managing sickness absence and redundancy procedures and TUPE issues.

What her clients say:

‘I want to thank you very much for your excellent service. I found our meeting and all other communications with you a very positive experience. I was particularly struck by how you balanced a high degree of professionalism with being empathic.’

‘I just wanted to say ‘thank you’ for the support we received, in particular from Alex, who throughout this long and frustrating process always gave excellent advice and brought the matter to a satisfactory conclusion.’


Seminars and publications

Alexandra delivers workshops, seminars and training to HR managers and senior managers on a broad range of employment law issues.

She has written a number of articles for industry publications and websites and is a regular contributor to the firm’s employment briefings.

Client Sectors

Alexandra acts for clients in various sectors including healthcare (acting for NHS trusts and GP practices), charities, care homes, hotel and leisure, manufacturing and property. Alexandra also advises private individuals.

She also regularly advises clients under the Employment Law Appeal Advice Scheme and Solicitor’s Assistance Scheme and through Battersea Legal Advice Clinic on a pro bono basis.


Employment Lawyers Association
Law Society
Industrial Law Society