Alison Morris is an associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s London office.
- Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, BA in Jurisprudence (with Law in Europe), 2014
- BPP University, London, LLM in Professional Legal Practice, 2017, Distinction
- Advising an offshore construction specialist contractor in pursuing litigation against its insurers concerning the constructive total loss of an oil platform in the North Sea.
- Acting for an international insurance broking group following claims for negligent mis-statement and professional negligence brought against it by a public body.
- Advising a sports promoter on its potential claims in contract for breach of an oral JV agreement concerning the exclusive TV rights for a number of worldwide sporting events.
- Advising a U.K. investment management firm on a variety of legacy liabilities to customers under its professional indemnity insurance, including advising on a voluntary customer redress exercise in the Channel Islands and on a potential professional negligence claim against its former broker.
- Advising an investor in a major IT services company in respect of an LCIA Arbitration and related Cypriot and Russian litigation regarding claims of conspiracy to breach fiduciary duty, misrepresentation, unjust enrichment and breach of contract.
- Advising a Danish Bank on litigation before the Supreme Court of Gibraltar on claims for dishonest assistance and knowing receipt brought by the liquidators of a Gibraltar-based law firm.
- Acting for a well-known billionaire and his affiliated entities in relation to proceedings in England and BVI in a high-profile joint venture dispute concerning a super luxury hotel chain.
Ms. Morris acted on the above matters prior to joining Paul Hastings
Engagement & Publications
- Co-author of "Indemnity to be awarded on reinstatement basis for damaged property which had not been reinstated" – published by the International Law Office on 9 June 2020.
- Co-author of "Judgment in FCA’s COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Test Case" – re-published by Lexology on 30 October 2020.
- Co-author of "U.K. Supreme Court Considers the Correct Approach to the Three-Stage Test for the Application of the Illegality Defence Set Out in ‘Patel v Mirza’" – re-published by Lexology on 18 November 2020.
- Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (admitted 1 September 2017)
- Higher Rights of Audience – Civil (obtained 30 August 2019)