Barrister

Polly Allison

Polly Allison

Call 2013

polly.allison@4bc.co.uk

020 7832 3200

What our clients are saying
‘Polly is an absolute pleasure to work with.  She is thorough, intelligent and hardworking.  Her competence belies her year of call, and she can turn her hat to fearlessly represent any of the parties with equal vigour and strategy.’  Catriona Allan, Solicitor, Goodman Ray (2020)

‘Having instructed Polly Allison regularly over several years, I have found her to be an incredibly strong Advocate with a particular eye for detail.  She always carries out a thorough and diligent analysis of a case upon receipt of papers. She is extremely compassionate in cases of a difficult nature and will go to great lengths to reassure the client.’  Tracey Haynes, Solicitor, Barrett & Thomson (2020)

Polly has a busy and diverse family law practice, with an emphasis on public law Children Act proceedings. She regularly acts for parents, local authorities and guardians and has appeared in all levels of the family court. Polly’s practice includes cases involving non-accidental injuries, neglect, substance misuse, mental health, physical abuse and domestic violence.

Polly has a broad practice in representing both applicants and respondents in private law proceedings.

Polly joined chambers after the successful completion of her pupillage. Prior to coming to the Bar, she worked as a legal assistant in a successful law firm specialising in mental capacity law and volunteered at the National Centre for Domestic Violence.