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Alison Speight

CADR - Accredited Costs Mediator/Registered SEND Mediator/CLSB Regulated Costs Lawyer

Alison is an Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator, Legal Costs Mediator and Registered SEND Mediator.  She is a senior Costs Lawyer, founder and Managing Director of a Legal Costs Business based in England and Wales. 

Alison has been involved in a number of successful mediations in a range of disputes to include property disputes, financial disputes, probate and legal costs disputes. She has 25 years experience in Law and has dealt with 1000's of cases throughout her career, in various specialisms.  She will travel to suit the mediation's requirement.

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Legal Services


Local Panel

South West


Specialist Panel


Specialist Panel

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Alison's Experience

Areas of Expertise
  • Probate and inheritance disputes
  • Property and Boundary Disputes
  • Educational Disputes & SEND Appeals
  • Financial Disputes 
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Legal Costs 
  • Commercial disputes
  • Personal Injury and Clinical negligence
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Workplace disputes
Professional Background

Alison's extensive legal costs experience and in-depth knowledge of legal procedure have enabled her to gain vast experience in a wide spectrum of high value and complex cases. A combination of this ability to rapidly get to grips with the issues and keep everyone focused on commercial reality, has enabled her to keep the parties engaged with her whilst forcing candid reality testing of their position. Her commitment to the mediation ensures that clients feel content at the end of the process that they have taken ownership of the settlement.

Alison’s business experience is reflected by her ability to relate to clients at all levels and to provide a pragmatic yet commercial approach to even the most complex of situations.

Mediation Style

Alison has a reputation as being extremely client focused and is committed to providing a high quality service. As a trusted advocate, she holds the rights of audience in the higher civil courts. She has advocated for her clients in high profile cases in the High Court, County Court, the Supreme Court Costs Office and the House of Lords.

  • 5 October 2023
    Educational Appeal
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • 4 October 2023
    Educational Appeal
    Outcome: Settled
  • 3 October 2023
    Educational Appeal
    Outcome: Settled
  • 8 February 2017
    Clinical Negligence
    Outcome: Adjourned
  • 20 April 2015
    Outcome: Settled


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