Alexandra Hewitt

Alexandra Hewitt

Year of Call: 1995

Alexandra has practiced at the Family Bar for 20 year. As a specialist in family law her core areas of work are:

  • Matrimonial Finance, including complex proceedings involving post-separation accrual and ‘stellar contribution’;
  • Public law children matters including factitious induced illness, child death, non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and medical treatment of seriously ill children;
  • Private law children matters including international surrogacy, removal from the jurisdiction, re-location and child arrangements (residence and contact).

Recent cases:

  • Acted for the Applicants in the international surrogacy case of X and Y (Children), Re [2011] EWHC 3147 (Fam), before Sir Nicholas Wall, then President of the Family Division;
  • Recent experience of high net-worth financial proceedings in the High Court against leading counsel;
  • Extensive experience of care proceedings including factitious induced illness in the High Court against leading counsel.


Graduate of Christ Church, Oxford University.

Awards & Scholarships:

Middle Temple Awards: Lord Diplock Scholarship; Benefactors’ Scholarship; Lord Justice Sachs Exhibition.

Other Qualification and Accreditations:

Direct Access Barrister

Memberships and Associations:

Family Law Bar Association

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