Alison Macfarlane

With over 22 years’ experience qualified as a barrister and solicitor, Alison’s advocacy and employment law expertise means that she is highly experienced in dealing with contentious work.  She provides tailored advice and support across the full spectrum of employment law.

Recognised for being practical and effective, Alison’s personable approach is to work closely with clients, as a natural extension to in-house teams, so as to understand and assist them in project planning, risk management, implementation of new laws and best practice, and smooth implementation of organisation change. Where contentious issues arise, she is perfectly placed to provide representation from start to finish, collaborating with the client and ensuring their objectives remain paramount throughout.

Alison represented the respondents in the leading cases of Croft v Consignia Plc (trans-gender discrimination - Court of Appeal) and Jones v 3M Healthcare Limited (post-employment discrimination - House of Lords). 

Practice Areas

• Employment


Tel: +44 (0)20 7291 1670

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