Alexandra is a partner based in our London office who specialises in aviation insurance. 

Her area of practice comprises handling of all types of aviation liability claims, including management of complex multi-jurisdictional claims, baggage, cargo, hull, personal injury and general aviation business. She has experience of legal systems throughout the world but with an emphasis on Russia, former Soviet Union countries and Eastern Europe.

She is lead Counsel handling claims arising from the following major accidents: Metrojet, Reg EI-ETJ at Egypt (2015), and Tatarstan Airlines, B737-500 at Kazan (2013). Alexandra played an active role in the handling of claims arising from the following major losses: Aeroflot, B737-500 at Perm (2008); Sibir, A310 at Irkutsk (2006); KAM Air, B737-200 near Kabul (2005); UM Air, YAK-42D Turkey (2003); Sibir, TU154 Black Sea (2001); Vlad Avia, TU154 at Irkutsk (2001); and Aeroflot A310 at Mezhdurechensk (1994).

Alexandra is recognised in the London Aviation Insurance Market as the ‘go to lawyer’ for aviation claims in Russia, countries of CIS and Eastern Europe.

She is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and the Russian Association of Aviation and Space Insurers (RAASI), and regularly lectures on aviation and insurance topics and contributes to The Aviation Law Review publication.

Qualifications

  • Qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2000

A go-to lawyer in matters related to air carriage – should it be passengers, cargo, third party or other issues. Working with Alexandra has always been comfortable and effective as she is a highly skilled and experienced lawyer.

Chambers UK 2022

Market recognition

  • Notable practitioner for 'Aviation: Insurance (UK-wide)'
    "A go-to lawyer in matters related to air carriage – should it be passengers, cargo, third party or other issues. Working with Alexandra has always been comfortable and effective as she is a highly skilled and experienced lawyer."
    Chambers UK 2022
  • Recommended lawyer for 'Aviation (London)'
    "Alexandra Rodina is noted as a key contact for CIS-based clients."
    The Legal 500 UK 2022
  • Global Leader for ‘Aviation Contentious’ (UK)
    Who’s Who Legal Transport 2021
  • Recommended lawyer for 'Transport: Aviation (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2021
  • “If there's anything European, in particular Eastern Europe or Russian, then she gets fantastic results that are way better than any of her peers!”
    The Gracechurch London Market Insurance Law Report 2019
  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Insurance and reinsurance litigation (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Aviation (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Aviation (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
  • Described as ‘very strong’ 
    The Legal 500 UK 2016
  • Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2017

Work highlights

  • Alexandra has been lead counsel in the two latest major losses involving Russian Airlines, representing the operators and their insurers in dealing with various claims arising from the crashes in 2013 and 2015.
  • Uk Recommended Lawyer 2022

    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2022

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2021

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2020

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2019

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016