Alison is a Senior Professional Support Lawyer in our Private Wealth team, fulfilling the team's know how and training needs, and monitoring legal and market developments. She writes articles and guides on technical legal issues for the team and clients, and often leads both in-house and external client training events.
Alison has extensive experience of advising high net worth individuals and the international wealth management institutions that serve them on the full spectrum of non-contentious and contentious private client issues, including cross-border tax and wealth planning issues. She has a particular interest in planning for the smooth transfer of wealth to future generations, and issues related to transparency and privacy in connection with which she has been involved in advising governmental and regulatory bodies on the cross-border exchange of information in tax matters and international tax agreements.
|Since 2021||Senior Professional Support Lawyer, Taylor Wessing|
|2010 - 2021||Associate Director – Knowledge Development Lawyer, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner|
|2005 - 2010||Professional Support Lawyer, Baker McKenzie|
|2004 - 2005||Professional Support Lawyer, Lawrence Graham|
|1998 - 2004||Associate, Simmons & Simmons|
|1994||Bachelor of Arts (Law), University of Nottingham|
|The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP)|
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