Alexandra Tampakopoulos

Alexandra Tampakopoulos

"She's superb with clients and is able to master huge amounts of detail. She is completely client-focused and a pleasure to work with."

Chambers UK 2019
Year of call: 2007
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Alexandra has cultivated a diverse practice flowing from her experience defending and prosecuting serious crime. She has developed an expertise in Inquests and Public Inquiries and has been instructed in a number of complex and high profile cases including in relation to Alexander Litvinenko, Hillsborough and the ‘SAS Inquest’ involving the death of three army reservists from heat illness in the Brecon Beacons. Most recently she has been instructed to act in relation to the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry as well as the inquests into the Manchester Arena bombings.

Alexandra is also recognised as a criminal regulatory defence specialist in all matters of Health & Safety, Food Safety and Fire Safety. She has significant experience advising and acting for individual and corporate clients across a wide range of industries including Energy, Construction, Retail, Manufacturing and Agriculture. Recent instructions include advising in relation to the Didcot A Power Station collapse and the Grenfell Tower fire.

Alexandra is ranked as a Leading Individual for Inquests and Public Inquiries and Health & Safety in the 2019 Chambers & Partners UK legal directory. She was also nominated as Health and Safety Junior of the Year in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018 and Public Law Junior of the Year by The Legal 500 in 2018.

Alexandra speaks fluent Russian and is frequently instructed in matters requiring her Russian language skills and specialist knowledge of Russia and the CIS region.

Before coming to the Bar Alexandra lived in Russia for several years where she worked for Human Rights Watch and then BP.

Alexandra accepts Direct Access instructions.

What others say:

“She has experience beyond her years of call and is extremely hard-working.” – Chambers UK 2019

“Incredibly bright, technically very good and great at complex cases.” – Chambers UK 2019

“Fantastically good with clients and super helpful. Her advocacy is great.” – Chambers UK 2018

“An extremely capable advocate, and a go-to junior.” – Legal 500 2017

“Very good client-relationship skills. She is also very intelligent, sympathetic and compassionate.” – Chambers UK 2017

“A good and steady advocate and excellent to work with.” – Chambers UK 2017

“She is very good with clients and explains concepts clearly and sensitively.” – Chambers UK 2016

“She is just the person you want at an inquest.” – Chambers UK 2016

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