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Alison Gent

Alison Gent

Senior Associate

Alison is a senior commercial dispute resolution lawyer in our London office.

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Experience

Based in our London office, Alison leads dispute resolution teams on a wide range of complex commercial disputes, most with an international element.  She has several years of experience in all forms of dispute resolution, including High Court litigation, arbitration and mediation.  She has assisted clients to achieve excellent results, including early settlement.

Alison has worked on a number of complex cases for international and UK clients, including in the professional services, leisure, financial services and telecommunications sectors.  Many of her cases have been international in nature, including dispute resolution in the Middle East (involving secondment to our Dubai office) and arbitration seated in Africa. 

Alison's experience includes advising:

  • trustee companies in defence of an unfair prejudice claim relating to a multi-million pound UK hotel chain
  • a "big four" accountancy firm in defence of various high value claims, including claims of professional negligence both in the UK and abroad
  • a leading UK outdoor equipment and clothing retailer in respect of a number of claims against its former logistics supplier
  • a global telecommunications company in defence of a shareholder dispute claim in excess of US$4bn relating to its business in Nigeria