Highly regarded for her expertise in child law, Alison is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and the Association of Lawyers for Children. She is recognised by both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, where the firm’s Child Law division is given the highest ranking.
Alison specialises in complex Court proceedings relating to children. She represents, parents, children and other family members in court proceedings which include care proceedings, private law children matters, Special Guardianship and Adoption.
As an experienced Court advocate Alison is well regarded for her strong advocacy skills and knowledge of the law relating to children. One of the leading child care lawyers in Lincolnshire, Alison's
dedication, expert legal advice and sensitive approach is a winning combination so as to achieve the best outcome for her clients.
Langleys Solicitors LLP's matrimonial and childcare units handle a comprehensive range of family law matters, from divorce and cohabitation cases to public and private law cases regarding children, with public law instructions forming the bulk of the caseload. Other areas of strength are instructions pertaining to domestic violence, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, as well as mediation and collaborative law. 'Highly capable family lawyer' Emma Lawler, practice head John Conlon and Alison McGowan are the key figures.
Legal 500, 2018
Associate Alison McGowan assists on public law cases, frequently representing children, parents and other family members. Sources say that she 'has a good understanding of issues in the case, and offers balanced and considered advice.'