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Alison Webb

Senior Associate

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Alison Webb

Alison Webb

Senior Associate

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Alison Webb

Alison Webb

Senior Associate

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Alison is a Scottish qualified lawyer based in Edinburgh. She has a decade of experience defending claims on behalf  of insurers, reinsurers, local authorities and companies directly in both litigated and pre litigation actions. She is a specialist in legacy claims and has worked on cases involving all types of occupational disease but with particular focus on high value fatal actions.  Alison’s work now includes a significant product liability practice ,  most recently acting on behalf of a global manufacturer in the pelvic mesh litigation.  
 
Alison was seconded to the Association of British insurers in London in 2015-2016 where she worked closely with the organisation’s policy directorate and in-house legal team on a range of legacy and general insurance matters. 

Alison has been responsible for the preparation and reporting of monthly MI for a number of insurers and re-insurers. 

Experience
  • Advising global pharmaceutical company on high profile product liability litigation
  • Acting on behalf of major insurer and their insured (a global manufacturer) in the defense of multiple chemical exposure claims
  • Acting on instruction of re-insurer to carry out internal audit of insurer  while reinsurer considered buying legacy book of business
  • Direct instructions from ABI to prepare initial response to  English Child Abuse Inquiry

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Expertise

Alison has extensive experience defending actions on behalf of a range of clients and is known for her pragmatic approach.

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