Alison is the Head of ITN’s City of London Crime Department. She is a Solicitor Advocate, and appears regularly at both Magistrates’ and Crown Courts.
Alison specialises in representing clients accused of involvement in serious and organised crime. She has a wealth of experience in the preparation of complex defence cases including large scale fraud, drugs trafficking, confiscation, homicide, serious sexual offences, kidnap and robbery.
She has particular expertise in defending clients accused of causing non-accidental injury to babies (including baby shaking cases) and in representing clients with mental health issues. Alison’s experience in these highly specialised areas of criminal law has enabled her to secure excellent outcomes for clients in a succession of high profile cases.
Alison is a member, and senior member of the Legal Services Commission Peer Review Panel in the category of crime.