Solicitor, Construction & Engineering

Alison Doan

Alison is a solicitor in our Construction & Engineering department having joined the firm in August 2019. She worked as a paralegal at a London law firm and then commenced her training contract with an in-house legal team.


Specialisms & expertise

  • Advising employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants
  • Advising on procurement methods; drafting and negotiating building and engineering contracts, collateral warranties, bonds, guarantees and other similar associated documentation as well as professional appointments for consultants
  • Advising on construction disputes (adjudication and litigation).

Examples of work

Assisting with the drafting of construction documents (e.g. letters of appointment for consultants and collateral warranties) for a well-known motorcar retailer on several multi-million pound projects

Drafting construction documents and assisting throughout the project for disability adaptations to homes for numerous Court of Protection clients

Assisting on a successful adjudication for a Contractor against a private Developer

Generally reviewing and advising on building and engineering contracts and associated documentations for a range of clients

Successfully negotiating settlement on a number of disputes at an early stage for both Employer and the Contractor.


Alison graduated from the University of Westminster in 2013, having completed the Law LLB degree and then she completed the accelerated Legal Practice Course at the University of Law (London) in 2014.