Alexandra Whiston-Dew > Mishcon de Reya LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Mishcon de Reya LLP

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Mishcon Private


Alexandra has a broad range of experience advising both international and UK based individuals and companies. With expertise in matters bridging the specialisms of private client law and a focus on reputation protection, she is an experienced commercial litigator. Alexandra participates in the Data Protection, Extradition, Russia and Africa groups.

Managing the firm’s engagement in the SPITE project – a pro bono partnership with Queen Mary University – she advises victims of revenge porn. Having written articles and presented lectures on the issue of sharing intimate images and personal data, she also delivers training to PR companies and publishers on developments in media law and data protection.

Alexandra is a trustee and Company Director of LHA London, a housing charity that caters for students and young people, and a trustee of Future Talent, a charity that provides support and guidance to young musicians who demonstrate outstanding musical ability from low income backgrounds.


Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Legal Assistant, Mishcon de Reya
Business Development & Events Director, Brand Distillery
Lincolns Inn, Called to the Bar November 2011


BPP, BVC 2011
BPP, GDL 2009
University of Edinburgh, MA (Hons) Philosophy & Theology

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Reputation management

Mishcon de Reya LLP‘s ‘premier reputation management team’ specialises in crisis management and reputation protection, working with the firm’s broad network of practitioners to provide a discreet service. Acting for both claimants and defendants, the practice advises international UHNWIs, multinational businesses, and media production companies. Media litigator Emma Woollcott leads the practice with particular expertise handling crisis situations and hostile media campaigns, particularly against minority women. Managing partner James Libson has substantial experience acting for a variety of high-profile clients and charities, and Alexandra Whiston-Dew expertly deals with reputational crises and complex multijurisdictional disputes. Michael Frost is also recommended for his ‘forensic attention to detail.’