Allison's practice covers all aspects of resource management and local government law, with a particular focus on development and large-scale infrastructure projects, along with district and regional planning, and policy matters.
She provides expert advice to clients on a range of public law issues including development contributions and rates, the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act, information disclosure and the role of local authorities in decision making.
Allison is a member of the Resource Management Law Association and is the author of the Climate Change chapter in leading resource management textbook Environmental and Resource Management Law (6th Ed).
Allison was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2003, and joined Russell McVeagh in 2005. She is a board member on Russell McVeagh's Board and was previously the firm's National Practice Group Chair for Environment, Planning and Natural Resources prior to joining the Board in 2018.