Alison joined Stone King in 1998 and acts for a wide range of clients advising on general private client matters, including inheritance tax, trust drafting and administration, wills, including complex wills and tax efficient wills and administration of estates. She has particular interest in advising older clients and their families and carers, including advice regarding NHS continuing care funding and NHS complaints procedures, means-testing and care funding disputes with the local authority, court of protection matters, powers of attorney and deputyships.
She is a member of the Law Society Probate Section, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and is a Full Accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly.
"a superb individual who operates with sensitivity and understanding of her clients" and "she's very direct and fair and technically able to manage complex matters."
Chambers HNW - 2019
"Very personable, caring and knowledgeable" and "I have never heard anyone say a bad word about her. She looks after her clients and they all like her"
Clients feedback in Chambers HNW - 2019
"She is outstanding. Her expertise in long-term care funding is second to none."
Chambers - 2014
Alison Allen leads the team. As well as having experience in assisting clients with traditional private client needs, she is also adept with elderly and vulnerable client care, including NHS continuing healthcare work.
Chambers - 2016