Allison Wooddisse

Solicitor, LexisNexis
Allison is a regulatory solicitor, with a background in dispute resolution and compliance. She spent 20 years in private practice, including as a partner of Shoosmiths, and has experience of working in a general counsel role. She is Head of the In-house, Compliance and Practice Management Group at LexisNexis®.
Allison has a wide-ranging knowledge of risk and compliance, with a particular interest in data protection and privacy, including the General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act and ePrivacy regimes.
Allison joined LexisNexis® in 2010, where she leads a team of lawyers providing specialist risk and compliance guidance for law firms and the in-house community.

Practice areas


  • LLM, Corporate Governance and Commercial Law/ICSA (2010)
  • Law Society Finals (1991)
  • LLB Hons (1990)


  • Portsmouth University (2009-2010)
  • York College of Law (1990-1991)
  • University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (1987-1990)

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