Alison Gowman is a consultant with the international law firm DLA Piper UK LLP specialising in real estate. Over a 30 year career, she has acted on numerous major commercial property transactions, specialising in landlord and tenant matters and waste management. She is an elected Alderman of the City of London representing Dowgate Ward.
Alison has been involved in all aspects of the work of the City of London during her years of service and is presently Chair of the City Bridge Trust, a member of the City of London Police Committee, the Streets and Walkways Subcommittee, the Investment Committee and the Property Investment Board. She is a Governor of the Museum of London and Chair of its Audit and Risk Management Committee. She sits as a Magistrate in Central London. She has served on the Boards of the Sir John Soane’s Museum and the Greenwich Foundation which together with the Museum of London have given her an appreciation of architecture and place. She has served professionally on the Law Society’s E-conveyancing panel and the City of London Land Law Committee.