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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    In the line of duty


    Alison Downie details new legal duties for employers when it comes to stopping sexual harassment in the workplace

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    The invisible revolution: the world of work post-COVID-19


    Law Management Section committee members Fariha Butt, Alison Downie and Paul Bennett look at the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on agile working and other working patterns

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    Prevention and cure


    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


    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