Alexandra Tampakopoulos

Alexandra Tampakopoulos

"Alexandra is extremely able at communicating complex legal information in a form which clients can immediately grasp, she is very capable of clearly articulating a position in defence of a client’s interests in a way which is sensitive to very emotive and difficult subject matter. She also has an exceptional grasp of the commercial and tactical context in which her advice takes place."

Legal 500 UK 2022
Year of call: 2007
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Inquests & Public Inquiries

Alexandra is recognised as a leading inquest and public inquiry barrister. She advises and acts in complex and high profile cases on behalf of a wide range of interested persons and core participants including bereaved families, companies, company directors, schools and other educational establishments, medical professionals, NHS trusts and Care Homes and Care Providers.

Alexandra is ranked as a Leading Individual for Inquests and Public Inquiries and Health & Safety in the 2021 Chambers & Partners UK legal directory. She was nominated as Public Law Junior of the Year by The Legal 500 in 2018.

Notable & Recent Cases

Inquest touching the death of Emiliano Sala

Acting on behalf of FC Nantes in the inquest into the death of 28 year old footballer, Emiliano Sala, who died when the Piper Malibu aircraft he was travelling in crashed into the English Channel, north of Guernsey, in January 2019.

British Virgin Islands Commission of Inquiry

Acting as Junior Counsel to the Commission of Inquiry which was established in January 2021 by the Governor of the British Virgin Islands. The Right Honourable, Sir Gary Hickinbottom, a member of the Court of Appeal, has been appointed as the sole Commissioner of the Inquiry.

The purpose of the Commission is to examine the Territory’s governance and to make recommendations for improvements. The inquiry is expected to report within six months.

Manchester Arena Bombing Public Inquiry

Acted on behalf of Showsec in relation to the public inquiry into the Manchester Arena bombing on 22 May 2017 which resulted in the deaths of 22 people.

Inquest re RM

Acted on behalf of Oxford NHS Foundation trust in the inquest into the death of a psychiatric patient following his treatment and discharge from hospital.

Inquest re CW

Representing a station Supervisor in the inquest into the death of a young woman who fell on the tracks (a fall visible from several CCTV cameras) and died from multiple injuries sustained by a passing train several minutes after her fall.

Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry

Acted on behalf of Harley Facades in relation to the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire which resulted in the deaths of 71 people on 14th June 2017.

Inquest touching the deaths of Corporal Matthew Hatfield and Corporal Darren Neilson, Royal Tank Regiment

Acting alone on behalf of the family of Corporal Darren Nielson who died following an explosion of a Challenger 2 battle tank during live firing training on 14th June 2017.

Inquest touching the deaths of Corporal James Dunsby, Trooper Edward Maker and Lance Corporal Craig Roberts

Acting alone for the family of Lance Corporal Craig Roberts, one of the three soldiers who died of heat exhaustion following an SAS selection exercise in the Brecon Beacons in July 2013.

The Litvinenko Inquiry

Instructed as second junior counsel to the public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian FSB agent allegedly poisoned by Polonium 210 in London in 2006.

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