I really appreciate the way in which you have always responded to my enquiries so quickly and ensured that I've always been kept up to date. I will have absolutely no hesitation in recommending you to others in the future.
Many thanks for your help, positivity and pragmatic approach throughout our move.
You are a credit to your profession. Many, many thanks.
I would like to thank you very much, and all involved at Biscoes who have helped me achieve the outcome I so desperately needed. I came through the toughest experience of my life and you have played a major part in getting me through it. You explained everything very well regarding my case and did it in a very professional and courteous manner; I thank you all once again.
I just wanted to say a heartfelt thank you for all that you have done for me, over the past few months I think I said to you early on that I needed someone strong to help me stand up to my husband and get though the coming months and you absolutely proved to be that person. No matter how low or disheartened I felt, I always left your office confident in the knowledge all would be well. Thank you so much!
Alison is a Director at our North End office.
Alison heads Biscoes’ Mental Health & Capacity Team and personally specialises in Mental Cpacity & Court of Protection matters.
Alison has a number of years experience in surrogacy law, both UK and international. She prides herself on being able to assist intended parents in building the families they have always wanted.
Alison has two children herself and she understands the importance of being a parent and raising a family.
Alison is the firm's Compliance Officer for Legal Practice and Training Partner overseeing the correct implementation of SRA and other regulations as well as the continuing professional development of all staff.
- Child Care cases for family member and Professional CAFCASS Guardians.
- Surrogacy and Fertility Law Issues.
- Removal from jurisdiction cases including Hague convention cases.
- Children residence / contact disputes
- Court of Protection
- Children Act 1989 - s.44 and s31
- Adoption and Children Act 2002
- Human Fertilisation and Embryology Acts 1990 &2008
- Law Society Children Panel
- Association of Lawyers for Children
Alison is currently the Chair of Trustees for the Charity Pompey in the Community a Local Charity which work closely with Portsmouth Football club to use football and sport to promote education, health and social inclusion especially amongst the young people of Portsmouth.
Alison is also a community Governor at Horndean Junior School with special responsibility for children protection policymaking and SEN provision at the school.
In her spare time, Alison likes to walk her Dalmatian dog and spend time with her partner and children.