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Alexandra Marks CBE


Alexandra Marks CBEAlexandra Marks qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and was a partner at a city law firm till 2011. She now sits as a part-time judge.

Alexandra was Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission (investigating potential miscarriages of justice) for five years until October 2018.

Alexandra is currently chair of The Hardman Trust (which supports those serving long sentences, and produces the Hardman Directory); chair of Discover, Children’s Story Centre based in Newham; a trustee of LawCare (the mental health and wellbeing charity for the legal professions); and a trustee of Standing Tall (a homelessness charity).

Formerly, Alexandra chaired Prisoners’ Education Trust; Amnesty International Charity Limited; and JUSTICE’s Executive Board (the law reform and human rights organisation).

Alexandra received the Law Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 and was honoured with a CBE in 2017.

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