Alexandra Wilson is a junior barrister and the eldest of four children. Her mother is White British and her father is Black British. Her paternal grandparents were born in Jamaica and came to England as part of the Windrush generation.
Alexandra grew up in Essex and studied at the University of Oxford. She was awarded two prestigious scholarships, enabling her to research the effect of police shootings in the US on young people’s attitudes to the police. She went on to study for a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and her Masters‐in‐Law at BPP University in London.
She was awarded the first Queen’s scholarship by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, a scholarship awarded to students showing exceptional promise in a career at the Bar.