Alessandra Williams

Consultant

Professional Biography

Alessandra-Williams-Profile

Email: alessandra@cogens-law.com
Direct Tel (1): +44 (0) 775 344 5701
Direct Tel (2): +234 (0) 811 867 8309

Education

  • LL.B (Hons) (2002) Kingston University, United Kingdom
  • Bar Vocational Course (Pg.Dip. Law) (2003) BPP Law School
  • M.A. (2005) Kings College, London University
  • Pg. Cert (Sports Law & Practice) (2014) De Montford, United Kingdom

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to the Bar of England & Wales at Lincoln’s Inn: 2003 

Professional memberships

  • British Association of Sports Lawyers
  • Honourary Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • South Eastern Circuit

Awards and Publications

Commendation of Very Competent, BPP Law School 

Interests

Horse riding; reading; football coaching and promotion. 

Alessandra provides consultancy services to the Firm from her base in London. She has vast experience as both an independent barrister and working “in house” in the areas of tax and financial services, banking, wealth management, inheritance tax planning, corporate law, commercial and individual tax, trust planning and interpretation, regulatory and disciplinary law, employment law, UK immigration, real estate, family law and sports law.
Notably she has worked in the banking industry as a banker, managing over £60,000,000 of private client wealth. She has served as an In House Lawyer for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs specialising in money laundering matters. She trained at the Chambers of Lord Gifford Q.C. at 8 Kings Bench Walk, one of the leading Chambers in London.
Alessandra is registered with the UK Football Association and she has advised international Football Associations on matters of contract with Premier League clubs and other individuals working in the sport’s industry.
Alessandra obtained an LLB. Hons degree in 2002 from Kingston University in the United Kingdom and an M.A. from King’s College, University of London. She has a Post Graduate Certificate in Sports Law & Practice from De Montfort University.
Alessandra is admitted to the Bar of England & Wales. She was a Hardwicke Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.