Alison Rees

Alison Rees

LinkedinSenior Associate

Alison is a Senior Associate who has a broad range of commercial and corporate law experience.  She has particular experience in business sales and acquisitions, intellectual property matters and shareholder agreements and associated matters.

Admitted to Practice


Key Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial law, both advisory and transactional
  • Corporate law
  • eCommerce
  • Intellectual Property
  • Dispute resolution

Career Achievements

  • Assisting a broad range of clients to achieve their commercial goals, including high net-worth individuals, SMEs, large listed companies, and not-for-profit organisations
  • Reviewing tender documentation and procurement contracts
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating various IT and eCommerce agreements and documentation
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating distribution and manufacturing agreements
  • Dispute resolution with a particular focus on shareholder disputes
  • Asset and share sales, and associated due diligence projects


  • Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne

Favourite Quote

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

My Thoughts

New penalties for Unfair Contract Terms call for an immediate review of your Standard Form Contracts

09 Aug 2023

  On 9 November 2023, a substantial expansion of the unfair contract terms laws (the UCT laws) in the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (ASIC Act) will…

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