Alison shortlisted for legal award

An Island solicitor, who describes herself as an employment specialist and entrepreneur, is a finalist in the Law Society Excellence awards which celebrate the hard work and achievements of legal professionals across England and Wales.

This year saw a record number of entries and Alison Colley of Real Employment Law Advice has been shortlisted in the Sole Practitioner of the Year category. The prestigious award ceremony will take place on October 23 at the Grosvenor Hotel in London, with BAFTA award-winning broadcaster Kirsty Wark hosting the evening.

Alison said: “I am very excited to have been shortlisted in the awards for my profession for the second year. It was always my ambition to be a Solicitor from a very young age and to now be shortlisted for a National award among my peers and also to represent the Island at a ceremony in London is fantastic.”

Alison is also the founder of the Isle of Wight Women’s Business Networking Lunch group which meets for lunch every month at the Garlic Farm.