Alison Whiles

Alison has specialised in family law for over 25 years. She has experience in all aspects of family cases, with a particular focus on financial issues arising for couples through pre or post-nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements, through to financial settlements on separation and divorce.

Dealing with cases from mid-range to high net worth clients, Alison provides tailored advice covering the key areas of financial arrangements to include business interests and complex pension disputes.

As an early advocate of collaborative family law as a constructive way to resolve arrangements for children and finances, Alison qualified as a collaborative lawyer in 2005.

Alison is a Resolution Accredited Specialist (Advanced Financial Provision and Domestic Abuse) and a member of the Bristol Collaborative POD of solicitors.


  • Solicitors’ finals course from the College of Law, Guildford
  • Law LLB

  • "I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you for guiding me through this process thus far. Your knowledge and care has been greatly appreciated."
    Ms WDivorce + Separation Client
  • "Thank you so much for all your work. I really appreciate how hard you have worked and, of course, the good outcome. It is a strange feeling; a very good result but still tinged with sadness, however, I am very pleased that we should be able to attend family celebrations together without difficulty. Given that divorce was inevitable, the outcome couldn’t have been better.”
    AnonDivorce + Separation Client
  • "Thank you for your advice and good sense which helped me such a lot through some pretty awful times."

    AnonDivorce + Separation Client
  • "Alison is an excellent advocate for collaborative and non-contentious divorce related matters. She approaches her work in a calm and practical manner which is relayed well to clients."
    Legal 500 UK
  • "I want to express my thanks and gratitude to you for leading me through this process. I really have appreciated your advice and ensuring I reached the outcome I thought was right."
    AnonDivorce + Separation Client