Allison provides advice and assistance to clients in relation to trade and distribution law, intellectual property law and competition and consumer law.
Allison has a particular interest in franchising and has extensive experience advising franchisor clients – from providing advice about Australian market entry and the establishment of franchise networks in Australia, through to acting on sales/acquisitions and advising on dispute resolution. Allison’s experience includes advising on, and assisting clients with, international expansion.
Allison also regularly advises on competition and consumer law issues. Her experience includes reviewing contracts in the context of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth); assisting clients in dealings with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission; conducting competition and consumer law training; and considering and advising on supply and pricing issues.
In addition Allison has broad commercial experience. She assists clients on matters such as intellectual property protection; implementing structural changes; reviewing and drafting standard form documents; and acting on private M&A transactions.
Allison has been named in Best LawyersTM Australia for Franchise Law.
Allison’s experience includes advising: