Alexandra Smyth
General Counsel
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Alexandra has been with RELX since 2012, when she became the General Counsel, Corporate and M&A, working alongside the corporate finance team and overseeing the legal aspects of all acquisitions and disposals across RELX globally.   This role also expanded to include providing support on RELX corporate structure transactions (such as the corporate simplification involving the merger of the two listed parent companies in 2018) and supporting the RELX treasury function on European and US debt issuances.

Alexandra is well versed in a wide variety of legal issues that can arise across multiple jurisdictions, and is admitted to practice in Australia and England and Wales, and certified by the Board of Examiners in New York.

She is Australian, and currently lives in London, but was born in Greece and throughout her life has also lived in Athens, Chicago, Melbourne and Sydney.  Alexandra holds a Bachelor of Finance and an LLB (Hons) from the University of Melbourne. She was named as one of the “35 Women Under 35” in Britain by Management Today in 2015.