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
  • "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
  • “Alison assisted me with my divorce. Throughout she has been supportive, honest and respected the decisions I have made. She has definitely made a stressful time in my life much easier! I cannot highly recommend her enough. She has been truly amazing.”
    Anon Divorce + Separation Client
  • “Alison was clear, informed, proactive, strong and managed an extremely complex process with tact and firmness. I was impressed by her financial literacy and in particular her ability to work through an incredibly complex series of monetary issues."
    AnonDivorce + Separation client
  • “Alison has been very professional, thorough and supportive.”
    AnonFamily Matters Client