Alison is a competition and public law specialist, recommended by Chambers, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. According to Chambers (2021) she is a “very clever competition lawyer”, while Legal 500 (2021) describes her as “a standout barrister”. She is a highly experienced practitioner, having qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and been called to the bar in 2011. She represents clients across all areas of competition law, including in appeals and private disputes, follow-on damages claims, mergers, antitrust, procedural infringements, director disqualifications and sectoral regulation. She regularly advises regulators and government, including the CMA, FCA and BEIS, so has insight into both sides of the enforcement landscape. Alison also practises in consumer law, information law (writing regularly in the Freedom of Information Journal) and human rights law. She has a busy advocacy practice across a variety of courts and tribunals.