Alison specialises in acquisition, corporate and leveraged finance and acts for banks, private credit funds and alternative lenders as well as private equity investors in the mid-market.

Alison advises on senior, super senior, unitranche loans, subordinated facilities, as well as other alternative funding solutions involving private sources of capital.  

Alison is ranked as a “rising star” in Banking and Finance by Legal 500 UK 2024 and is praised as being “efficient”, “commercial” and “clear-thinking”.


  1. Acting for Shard Credit Partners in relation to all of its investments and private credit facilities made into UK businesses from its first fund.
  2. Acting for LDC in relation to its investment in a database, cloud and applications managed service provider including negotiating funding documentation with Ares and Clydesdale Bank plc.
  3. Acting for Palatine Private Equity in relation to its investment in a UK accountancy firm including negotiating funding documentation with Shawbrook Bank Limited. 
  4. Acting for Lloyds Bank plc in its role as super senior lender in a syndicate alongside US funds. 
  5. Acting for Santander UK plc in relation to revolving credit facilities provided to LEVC.