Alexandra is a Partner at the firm and advises clients in respect of tax and estate planning, the preparation of wills, trust creation, estate administration and lasting powers of attorney.
Qualifying in 2010, she became the youngest Partner at Brachers, gaining Partnership aged 34. She specialises in capital tax planning and assisting clients with minimising their Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax liabilities.
Internally, Alexandra leads the firm’s Wills and Tax Planning and Probate sub teams and is based from our Canterbury office. Alexandra has recently been voted on to the Canterbury Business Improvement District Board.
Alexandra is also a Chartered Tax Adviser and Notary Public, making her tri-qualified. She is a Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has undertaken her STEP Advanced Certificates in Will Preparation and UK Tax for International Clients. This broad range of knowledge and specialist skill set enable her to provide clients with truly holistic support. Her knowledge on taxation allows her to understand when other taxes could be problematic, which allows her to give first-class advice, while knowing when to bring in specialist advisers.
She has also completed the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) course to better assist with Will drafting and probates when becoming contentious.
Alexandra is currently named Next Generation Partner in Legal 500 2022 for the third year running and ranked in the the Chambers UK High Net Worth guide 2021 for Private Wealth Law. In 2019, she was named as one of the eprivateclient Top 35 under 35, and also ranked in the Citywealth Top 100 Future Leaders 2019 and won bronze at the Citywealth 2019 awards for Partner of the Year (Regional).
Outside of the office, Alexandra is heavily involved with the Kent Law Society and is the current President. She is also a Director of the Kent Law Society Services Limited. Further, Alex is a Trustee of the Catching Lives charity.
Alexandra has also been an adviser for the award-winning Kent Law Clinic at the University of Kent since 2010, and is currently a Board Member of Canterbury BID.
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Alexandra is based at our Canterbury office.
Associate to watch in Chambers High Net Wealth 2017
She’s very friendly, very approachable and I think she listens very well to the client and what their concerns are; she also reacts very well to any issues they have. She listens, doesn’t talk over them and picks up on the areas where she may be able to help.
Next Generation Lawyer in Legal 500 2016
Alexandra Gordon is knowledgeable, engaging and is able to put across information in an easily digestible manner.
Next Generation Lawyer in Legal 500 2017
Alexandra Gordon, who is dual-qualified – she is also a chartered tax adviser, is ‘a go-to contact and a fountain of knowledge’.
I trust Brachers to find the best expert for my needs and Alexandra came highly recommended via two separate sources.
Louise Brass, client quote
Very friendly, very clear. Willing to answer all our questions.
Alexandra was very professional, helpful and fully understood our requirement. She made the process easy to follow and understand.