Alison is a Senior Tax Manager at BDO in Johannesburg. She is an admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa with 20 years litigation and consulting experience in the area of customs and excise and international trade.
Alison gained extensive experience in this area as a manager in the Customs and International Trade Department of a large accounting firm, after her admission as an attorney. Thereafter, she re-entered the litigation arena to combine her many years of experience in a customs consulting environment with administrative law based remedies.
She was previously a Director of Werksmans Attorneys in the litigation department, focusing on Customs and mining law. Alison has provides advice to national and multinational clients in the manufacturing, retail, logistics, mining, automotive, cosmetics, and technology sectors.