Partner, Co-Head of Employment
Alison is the co-head of CMS’ UK Employment team, with over 15 years’ experience working with employer clients across a number of sectors. As a board member of CMS’ international employment group, Alison often works on international mandates, and in addressing cross border issues – including in assessing diversity programmes across multiple jurisdictions.
Alison has a particular interest in assisting clients through business change, which sees her advising on corporate transactions, as well as addressing follow-on change and integration processes. She is frequently called on to support sensitive issues at boardroom level and supports clients in management reorganisations and employee/industrial relations matters, from strategic input through to implementation.
Passionate about diversity, both generally and in the legal sector specifically, Alison is a regular speaker on topics including pay transparency, unconscious bias, and harassment in employment.
Alison is named as a leading individual by Legal 500, and is band one ranked in Chambers and
Partners, where it has been noted that she is “always providing solutions tailored to the client’s desired outcome”.