BCR Law has announced that Advocate Alison Brown has joined the firm.
Alison will specialise in family and criminal law matters and her appointment marks the further development of BCR’s personal law offering. She will work alongside Head of Family Law Emma Wakeling in the BCR family team in her new role, as well as with criminal law specialists, Advocate Adam Harrison and lawyer Joanna Gardiner.
Advocate Brown trained as an English Solicitor in York, qualifying in 1981. She then practised law in Yorkshire before moving to Jersey in 2004. She was called to the Jersey Bar in November 2016.
Prior to joining BCR Law, Alison worked for two other law firms in Jersey over 14 years, specialising in family law matters, including advising separating and divorcing couples regarding finances and children law, as well as on pre and post nuptial settlements.
As an accredited Family Mediator, Alison is trained in direct consultation with children and also has experience in employment and personal injury law issues.
Managing Partner David Benest said: “I am very pleased that Alison has joined BCR Law. She brings further skill and experience to our family and criminal law teams and will be able to assist our valued private clients across a range of different matters, according to their individual needs.”
Alison Brown added: “I am delighted to be joining a growing firm that places advocacy at the heart of its practice. I’m looking forward to working with new colleagues and clients and continuing to represent clients within the Family Division, the Magistrates Court and The Royal Court.”