Meet Alison Bull

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Alison Bull

Job Title: Partner, Family Lawyer, Collaborative Lawyer, Mediator (accredited family, hybrid, child inclusive and civil/commercial) and Arbitrator (children and financial issues)
Firm Name: Mills & Reeve LLP

Alison helps individuals, couples and families sort out family law issues in a calm, professional, and sensitive way, using whichever process will work best for the individual or family (mediation, the collaborative process, solicitor negotiation, arbitration or court), and makes sure that the needs of any children involved are centre stage. She was instrumental in setting up the firm’s “separate well with one lawyer” service, akin to Resolution Together, in September 2022.

The family team at national law firm Mills & Reeve in Manchester and nationally is highly rated by Chambers and Legal 500 independent legal directories, which have described their national team as maintaining “an excellent reputation for cost-effective, high quality family work.” Alison is ranked as a band 1 individual in the directories, described as “exceptional…highly revered for her capabilities in One Lawyer Two Clients work, helping individuals settle disputes amicably and competently with flexibility that the court system rarely provides” and “a standout in regards to her technical ability and client care skills…. with an absolute mastery of the law”.

Alison sits on the boards of Resolution and the Family Mediation Council and is the partner responsible for well-being at Mills & Reeve. She is a member of Resolution’s Future Practice working group which developed Resolution Together.