Alison’s commercial litigation experience includes professional negligence claims, inheritance act claims, and a variety of business and personal disputes, including property, shareholder, company, contract, and probate disputes. Acting for both claimants and defendants, Alison’s clients range from large national companies to smaller start-up companies and individuals.
Alison has worked on some high-profile, high-value cases involving complex legal and factual issues. She has a wide range of experience from low-value small claims work through to multi-million pound Court of Appeal cases and is able to demonstrate an ability to understand complex issues.
Alison has been involved in litigation for around ten years having started in RTA/PI litigation before moving into Commercial Litigation after five years. During this time she has obtained a wealth of experience in small claims, fast track matters, multi-track cases, urgent applications, and injunctions together with mediations and arbitration matters.
She is a firm believer in alternative dispute resolution and is sympathetic to the commerciality of her client’s cases working for businesses as well as the individual. She believes in giving clear and strong advice. Alison is a frequent contributor to the firm’s knowledge bank and collection of articles. She is also regularly asked for comments on legal updates on issues in the NorthWest.
As well as her legal training, Alison has qualifications in business management, health and safety, and first aid. Alison is a member of the Commercial Litigation Association.
Alison enjoys being involved in her local community and regularly attends community events. She has more recently been appointed onto the patient liaison committee at her local GP practice. She also participates in events run by MUDSA (Manchester United Disabled Supported Association) where she enjoys attending the events run by the Association and participating in fundraising.