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Alison Dukes

Director, Solicitor and Collaborative Lawyer


Contact details

T: 0117 9621460
E: alisondukes@amdsolicitors.com

Areas of practice:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce and Relationship Breakdown
  • Contentious Probate and Inheritance Disputes

Alison was admitted as a solicitor in 1986 and joined AMD in 2001. Alison has over 20 years experience as a solicitor. Alison is our Client Care Director and is committed to making sure that the company continues to provide the personal and caring service that it has developed a name for. 

Alison specialises in the following areas:

FAMILY LAW

Alison is interested in all aspects of family law, including complex financial and children issues on the breakdown of relationships between both married couples and cohabitees. Alison is a member of Resolution.

COLLABORATIVE LAW

Alison is a trained Collaborative Lawyer with considerable experience of this alternative approach to resolving relationship breakdown.

INHERITANCE ACT DISPUTES AND CONTENTIOUS PROBATES

Alison combines a family practice with contentious work that arises in the administration of estates. She has successfully acted for a number of claimants, including adult children, cohabitees and former spouses who have made claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975.

Alison also acts for both executors and beneficiaries where the authenticity of a will, or the capacity of a testator, is challenged.

EDUCATION

Alison has an interest in Education Law and also advises parents of children with special educational needs as to their legal position. 

 

What our recent clients have said about Alison: 

"Alison was very helpful and empathetic at a very difficult and sad time for us."

"I was feeling extremely emotionally fragile but Alison Dukes just seemed to take the load from me and guide me throughout my divorce. I would recommend her to anyone."

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Spousal Maintenance - Wright v Wright

Alison Dukes a Solicitor and Director at AMD Solicitors considers a recent case on Spousal Maintenance and a judge’s comments on when a mother should be expected to return to work. read more...