Alistair provides practical commercial advice in a no nonsense and down-to-earth manner. Alistair started his career with Revenue & Customs and has since that time spent over 20 years with a leading Northwest firm specialising in commercial disputes.
His varied caseload includes resolving disputes in regard to contracts, director /shareholders, partnerships, professional negligence, enforcement/defence of restrictive covenants, defamation, insolvency, and securing/resisting injunctions.
Alistair has a proven track record of acting for and obtaining great results for clients of all sizes from SME clients up to larger organisations including the Solicitors Regulatory Authority.
His recent key highlights include:
- Acting for a client against a government department in the leading authority on seeking interim relief against a public body (R.(on the application of the Governing Body of X) v Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills  EWCA Civ 594
- Securing the first ever committal order for the Solicitors Regulatory Authority.
Alistair’s Favourite Quote:
“There are known knowns, things we know that we know; and there are known unknowns, things that we know we don’t know” – Donald Rumsfeld