Alexandra Pountney > Ropewalk Chambers > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Ropewalk Chambers

Work Department

Personal injury, clinical negligence, inquests, disease, counter fraud.


Alex enjoys a busy and fast-paced practice, focusing on personal injury, clinical negligence, inquests and industrial disease. She is regularly instructed in high-value and complex cases, with a skill for unpicking challenging issues of medical causation and knotty factual disputes. Robust in oral and written advocacy, Alex’s practice includes a healthy mix of Claimant and Defendant work. She prides herself on being balanced and approachable to both professional and lay clients. With an eye for detail, Alex is adept at working her way through voluminous documents and conducting conferences with experts across a range of disciplines. She regularly advises and provides representation in cases involving allegations of fraud or fundamental dishonesty. She has also worked for the Criminal Cases Review Commission, where she drafted submissions to the Ministry of Justice on proposed legislative changes to the law of joint enterprise.


Called 2014.


  • Personal Injuries Bar Association (PIBA)

  • Nottinghamshire Law Society (NLS)


  • BA (Hons), Philosophy & Politics, University of Southampton

  • Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law
  • Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Alexandra Pountney Ropewalk Chambers ‘Alexandra is an extremely professional and reliable counsel who never fails to impress with her mastery of the brief and, likewise, her empathetic approach to clients.’