Alexandra Weatherdon
Associate Solicitor

Alexandra joined Stone King in September 2015 as a trainee solicitor, having worked for a number of years at a not-for-profit association for cancer research.  Alexandra qualified as a solicitor in the Charity & Social Enterprise Team in September 2017 and is also part of the firm’s Information Law team.

Professional Experience

Alexandra advises charities, not-for-profits and individuals on a wide range of issues primarily in respect of charity law but also information law.

Charity law

Alexandra advises on a range of charity law matters including:

  • setting up and registering new charities,
  • assisting existing charities to change their legal structure (including incorporations and conversions);
  • assisting with restructures, such as hive-offs and mergers;
  • advising on a range of constitution, governance and regulatory matters often involving applications to the Charity Commission.

Alexandra delivers training as part of the firm’s Trustee Training Programme as well as to individual charities. 

Information Law

Alexandra also helps to advise charities on their data protection issues including general data protection compliance (including in respect of restructures), direct marketing, data breach management, and subject access requests.  

Alexandra has obtained the BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection.

Alexandra has delivered training on general data protection compliance to charities and charitable associations. 

Academic Experience

Alexandra read law at the University of Leeds, and completed the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in London (Bloomsbury).

Interests

Outside of work Alexandra trains for triathlons.

Accomplishments

BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection