Alison heads the Landed Estates Team in the Harrogate office. Her client base includes significant landed estates (both rural and urban) with wide ranging interests and business activities, agricultural businesses, private trusts, property development and investment companies, a number of privately owned family businesses and family groups.
Her skills base and professional experience have always revolved around the provision of advice to private clients, land and property owners, and rural businesses, providing guidance on all aspects of their taxation, financial and commercial affairs.
Alison brings a practical and straightforward approach to her professional life and she relishes the challenge of solving the interesting tax conundrums that arise in the course of bringing tailored solutions to her clients.
Alison also heads up the Not-for-Profit Team in the Harrogate office and advises clients across the sector, including multi academy trusts, independent schools and local charities.
Alison regularly lectures at events, most recently on rural tax matters to the RICS and on Entrepreneurs’ Relief opportunities to a group of landowners.