Alison Downie

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

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    Prevention and cure

    2018-07-03T09:03:00

    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

    2017-07-04T00:00:00

    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