Consultant Solicitor and Collaborative Lawyer
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Contentious Probate & Inheritance Disputes
- Divorce and Relationship Breakdown
- Family Law
Alison was admitted as a solicitor in 1986 and joined AMD in 2001. Alison has over 30 years experience as a solicitor covering an extensive range of family and contentious probate disputes.
Alison specialises in the following areas:
Alison is interested in all aspects of family law, including complex financial and children issues on the breakdown of relationships between both married couples and cohabitees. Alison is a member of Resolution.
Alison is a trained Collaborative Lawyer with considerable experience of this alternative approach to resolving relationship breakdown.
Inheritance act disputes and contentious probates
Alison combines a family practice with contentious work that arises in the administration of estates. She has successfully acted for a number of claimants, including adult children, cohabitees and former spouses who have made claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975.
Alison also acts for both executors and beneficiaries where the authenticity of a will, or the capacity of a testator, is challenged.
What our clients have said about Alison
“Alison was very helpful and empathetic at a very difficult and sad time for us.”
“I was feeling extremely emotionally fragile but Alison Dukes just seemed to take the load from me and guide me throughout my divorce. I would recommend her to anyone.”