Alexis acts on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, joint ventures and other corporate advisory and transactional matters for a range of listed and non-listed corporate and institutional clients.
She has varied sector experience across a number of jurisdictions, but her particular focus is on financial institutions.
In the course of her career at Freshfields, Alexis has spent time on secondment to a leading boutique investment advisory firm, where she worked on the financial and legal aspects of a variety of transactions.
She has also spent time on secondment to the firm's Hong Kong office.
Advising Prudential UK on the sale of its joint venture stake in its health and protection business to Discovery.
Advising ING Bank on its disposal of ING Direct, its UK direct banking business, to Barclays Bank.
Advising Simon Property Group on: its joint venture with the McArthurGlen group; and the acquisition, through a joint venture, of an interest in a number of designer outlet centres in Europe and Canada and in McArthurGlen's property management and development arm.
Advising Swiss Re on its acquisition of a portfolio of life policies and £1.6bn of assets from Alico, a subsidiary of the MetLife Group.
Advising the London Stock Exchange Group on its acquisition from Pearson of its stake in FTSE International.
Advising Marsh on the acquisition by MMC UK Group of HSBC Insurance Brokers Holdings from HSBC.
Advising Gartmore Group on its initial public offering and subsequent takeover by Henderson Group.