Allana was called to the Jersey Bar as an Advocate in 2019 and to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011. She began her legal career over ten years ago and, during that time, has gained valuable and broad experience with law firms in Jersey and in Australia, where she lived for two years. She is an experienced and pragmatic litigator with a calm and conscientious approach.
Allana specialises in criminal defence work in relation to all types of criminal charges; family law matters, including divorce and separation; children and public law work; injunctions; mental health law, including lasting powers of attorney; and both contentious and non-contentious wills and probate work. She regularly appears as an Advocate in the Jersey Courts and also has experience in representing clients in mediations, arbitrations and other types of alternative dispute resolution. She also has experience in personal injury law; employment law; Petty Debts Court proceedings and has represented clients in historical child abuse inquiries in both Jersey and Australia.
Allana achieved Upper Second Class Honours in her law degree; was awarded a bursary with another Jersey law firm in 2010; received a scholarship with Middle Temple and went on to attain a Very Competent grade on the Bar Professional Training Course at City Law School and an Above Average score on the Bar Aptitude Test. She is a member of the Law Society of Jersey and a member of the Jersey Family Law Association. Allana received the Jersey Family Law award for the highest mark achieved in that paper during the 2018 examinations.