Alison Macdonald KC KC > Essex Court Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Essex Court Chambers
24 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS
LONDON
WC2A 3EG
England

Position

Barrister

Career

1999-2006: Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
1999-2000: Visiting Lecturer in Public Law, King’s College London
2000: Called to the Bar (Gray’s Inn)
2017: Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Education

Queen’s College, Cambridge, 1998
Wadham College, Oxford, 1999
Gray’s Inn Bedingfield Scholarship, 1999-2000
Bar Vocational Qualification, 2000

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Public international law

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Alison Macdonald KCEssex Court ChambersExceptionally hard-working, diligent and collegial. A meticulous and very effective cross-examiner. Calm and convincing under pressure. A true team player and overall a delight to work with.’

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Alison Macdonald KCEssex Court Chambers ‘Extremely bright, and very easy to work with – we brought her in for her arbitration expertise, and she did not disappoint. Willing to pull her sleeves up and deal with the detail.’

London Bar > Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Alison Macdonald KCEssex Court ChambersA brilliant Silk – tremendously able with huge international skills and a delight to work with.

London Bar > Administrative law and human rights

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Alison MacDonald KCEssex Court ChambersAn experienced advocate with expertise across international law and human rights.