Alison is a highly experienced commercial and technology lawyer with 15 years of in house experience at FTSE 15 companies. In that time Alison has undertaken a wide variety of work including IT and business process outsourcing, business to consumer advice, regulatory issues (including FCA, Ofgem, ICO, Trading Standards and ASA), business to business sales contracts and litigation management. Alison provides pragmatic solutions to her clients and takes pride in her straightforward approach.

  • FTSE 100 Companies
  • SMEs
  • Start-Ups
  • Various cross jurisdiction outsourcing agreements for technology infrastructure, and general business process outsourcing
  • Extensive experience of developing, reviewing and negotiation of software licence and support terms (Vendor and Purchaser)
  • Redraft and negotiation of consumer terms of sale for FTSE 15 company with the Regulatory Authority following complaints of non-compliance
  • Managing legal strategy for the contentious exit of a £500m business critical outsourcing arrangement, and concurrent re-contracting of services

Previous Law Firms:

  • Shoosmiths

 

Previous Businesses:

  • Senior Legal Counsel, Centrica plc, British Gas team
  • Temporary Legal Counsel, Heinz UK

 

Education:

  • Queen Mary College, London, (LLB) English and European Law, including Leiden University, The Netherlands
  • LPC College of Law, London

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