Alison is a strategic climate and human rights litigator, delivering groundbreaking climate and environmental justice cases for the past 7 years. She graduated with a Juris Doctor with distinction in 2016 from the University of Southern Queensland on the Dean’s Honour roll, and completed her research thesis on the impact of Adaptive Environmental Management on large coal and gas environmental assessment processes.
On graduating, Alison began developing complex legal strategies and conducting major climate cases against large thermal coal proponents in State and Federal courts.
Alison works closely, creatively and collaboratively to develop and deliver highly effective legal solutions for her clients and their strategic partners. In particular, Alison works with First Nations clients and their communities to centre First Law and support self-determination through the assertion and protection of their rights.
Alison is also a Director of the Women’s Climate Congress.