Overview

Alison has over 20 years’ experience dealing with complex, high value financial matters upon relationship breakdown. She deals with all aspects of divorce and financial settlement, and is also experienced in advising on pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

She has a niche specialism in cases involving business interests but also in cohabitation law – including advice on co-owned property issues and Schedule 1 Children Act claims. 

Alison has been a contributor to the Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents published by Lexis Nexis and lectures frequently for Resolution and CLT on family law issues. She was for some time a member of the National Resolution Standards Committee and Bristol Resolution Committee.

She is ranked as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 and a Star Individual in the Chambers UK guide. She is described in Chambers HNW 2020 as "very well respected in her market place - Alison is an absolute joy to work with and is a formidable divorce lawyer”. 

Experience
  • Advising on financial settlements on divorce, particularly those involving businesses, corporate structures, partnerships and trusts. 
  • Advising on pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements.
  • Advising on all aspects of cohabitation law, including issues in relation to co-owned property.
  • Advising on financial and children related issues following breakdown of unmarried relationships
  • Advising on arrangements for children including relocation (within the UK and internationally).

What others say...

First class
Legal 500 2017