Allan studied at University College Dublin obtaining a BCL degree. He was admitted to the role of solicitors in 1981. Allan is a member of the Family Lawyers Association and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and tutors in the Law Society for the professional practice course.
He has a diploma in applied financial law and e-commerce and a diploma in property tax. Allan joined the firm in 1995.
Allan advises insurance companies in all aspects of insurance litigation including policy disputes and arbitration. He advises clients on personal injury, litigation and professional indemnity matters and practises in commercial litigation.
Allan has extensive experience in family law matters, including those involving complicated trust issues and leads the Family Law Team within the practice.