Alison is a competition lawyer and advises on compliance with competition law, predominantly in the maritime sector. She has acted in infringement cases involving anti-competitive agreements, cartels and abuse of dominance, including an appeal to the European Court of First Instance (now the General Court), as well as advising on merger control and state aid issues.
During her career Alison has co-ordinated and drafted responses to European and national competition policy consultations, and designed and delivered client competition compliance and dawn raid training and professional development courses for practising lawyers. She has significant experience in working with cross-border teams, and extensive legal knowhow and professional support skills.
Alison has published articles on a wide range of EU and competition law issues and established a Brexit online portal for an international law firm.
- EU and UK competition law
- Competition litigation
- EU data protection law
- Assisted clients in various European Commission and UK infringement investigations including cartel and abuse of dominance cases.
- Represented clients offering Commitments to the European Commission in competition enforcement proceedings.
- Advised on EU and UK competition law compliance issues including vertical distribution agreements and horizontal and vertical information exchange and dawn raids.
- Prepared an appeal to the European Court of First Instance (now General Court) in the maritime sector and advised on arbitration proceedings involving EU competition issue.
- Reviewed and advised on GDPR compliance policies
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Recognised by The Legal 500 2021 for Shipping
Alison qualified as a solicitor in 1998. Prior to joining Keystone Law in 2018, she worked at the following firms:
- Simmons & Simmons
- Lawrence Graham
- Rowe & Maw
- Hill Taylor Dickinson