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Alison Downie

Alison Downie is a partner in the employment team at Goodman Derrick LLP, and a member of the Law Management Section committee

Recent stories

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    Prevention and cure

    3 July 2018

    Law firms have been among the many businesses affected by sexual harassment allegations in recent months. Samantha Mangwana, introduced by Alison Downie, explains how to prevent sexual harassment in a law firm, and how to handle accusations if they do occur

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    Detective work

    4 July 2017

    The recent high-profile case law around workers’ rights could have a direct impact on law firms which employ self-employed consultants or contractors. Alison Downie explains how to assess whether your consultants are workers, and what you need to do if they are