Alex has worked with the firm for over 12 years, having started as a paralegal in September 2010. Qualifying into the Agriculture & Rural Affairs (ARA) Department, Alex has never looked back. She has risen through the ranks at great speed and was recognised for her hard work and dedication with promotion to Partner in July 2021 and become Divisional Head of the ARA Department in February 2023.
Areas of Expertise:
Alex advises clients on a wide range of agricultural legal matters from sales and purchases of agricultural land and high value rural properties, as well as advising on farm business tenancies, deeds of easement and drafting and negotiating land development agreements including conditional contracts, option agreements, overage deeds and section 106 agreements. Alex enjoys advising on all aspects of agricultural law but has a particular passion for and specialises in high value complex farm and Estates sales and purchases.
Alex represents rural individuals, families and businesses in Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Gloucestershire, and into Wales. Alex also works very closely with a number of key local referrers including agents, accountants and local bank managers.
"Great communication, reliable. I have used mfg for many years and over that time I have tapped in to different specialist areas to support my family and my business. mfg have offered clear advice and always been excellent communicators. There has been times when I have asked them, at short notice, to work to a deadline and they have always delivered. Thank you."
Membership of Professional Bodies & Organisations:
Alex is an active member of the ALA and the CLA and has been invited to speak at several seminars aimed at local professionals and clients for the CLA and the CAAV. She was President of the Worcestershire Law Society in 2017/18 and helped them raise £11,000.00 for charity by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018. She currently sits on the Worcestershire Law Society committee.
"Great communication. Very helpful, polite and friendly, and fabulous communicators!"
"Great service every time.We are longstanding clients of mfg Solicitors and have dealt with various departments within the firm over the years, but predominantly rural services with Alexandra Phillips as our contact. Alexandra is highly efficient and regularly goes above and beyond to achieve our objectives, and we would not hesitate to recommend her to our friends, family and professional contacts."
“We have been working with Alexandra Phillips at mfg Solicitors for over a decade, during which time she has carried out all conveyancing for the sales on our residential developments. She is efficient and extremely thorough in all undertakings. Alexandra has been extremely proactive in all aspects of the sales process from acquisition of land, pre-development work and associated contracts as well as the sale of completed real estate. We are very happy with the standard and timely nature of the work carried out and won’t hesitate to employ her on our behalf for all future projects." R. Hill, Cardwell Hill Developments Ltd
"Alexandra Phillips is experienced in farm business and tenancy matters, and ‘works tirelessly to come up with solutions’, and ‘always responds quickly and with relevant knowledge'". Legal 500.