Alison Bennett

Alison is the Director of Recruitment and Development at BD&P. Working with students and associates, as well as various firm committees, Alison is responsible for student recruitment, lateral hiring and the professional development of the firm's associates and students. Prior to joining BD&P, Alison was the regional manager of one of Canada's leading legal recruitment firms, where she worked with companies and law firms on their hiring needs, and with lawyers in the midst of career changes. Her many years of experience in this role have given her insight into the qualities inherent in successful workplaces and in career development for lawyers. Alison began her legal career as an articling student and corporate associate with BD&P and has enjoyed returning to the firm in this current role.


  • Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Laws, 1999
  • University of British Columbia, Diploma in Education, 1995
  • University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), 1993

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2000