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Alison Poole, Associate

Alison Poole


Practice areas

  • Financial services disputes and investigations

Practice notes

Alison Poole is an Associate in our FSDI group. She specialises in professional negligence litigation, contested mortgage repossession litigation and title rectification.

Her recent professional negligence experience includes: being instructed by financial services clients to pursue claims against Surveyors and Solicitors for negligence, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. Her particular emphasis is on securing recoveries for her clients through Alternative Dispute Resolution and by grouping cases linked by common defendants/insurers for the purpose of resolution through without prejudice settlement meetings and/or mediations.

Alison also defends professional negligence claims brought against financial services clients.

Alison also specialises in advising financial services clients in respect of contested mortgage repossessions and in relation to enforcement action in respect of unusual or damaged properties.

Alison's recent title rectification experience includes resolving a ransom strip issue which was frustrating a sale in possession by a financial services client.

Alison regularly delivers training to financial services clients.

She also provides articles on professional negligence for the FSDI Secured Recoveries Briefing and has written articles for the "Speakers Corner" section of the Mortgage Finance Gazette.

Alison has participated in a number of second stage document review projects for financial services clients. Alison also has project management experience.