Alastair is an experienced litigation lawyer who acts on behalf of sophisticated clients in all forms of dispute resolution, with a particular focus on sports law and arbitration. He has acted on a broad range of commercial disputes, advising clients on complex issues – from contractual matters to questions of public law – across multiple jurisdictions. He is experienced in advisory work and has extensive knowledge of regulatory structures in football.
Alastair also specialises in disciplinary and regulatory work, advising on non-contentious issues such as the drafting of regulations and procedures, as well as acting on contentious disciplinary cases. Alastair regularly appears as advocate in these matters, utilising his in-depth knowledge and skills as a communicator to deliver successful outcomes before disciplinary panels and tribunals. His style has been described by clients as “clear and persuasive” and “concise but hard hitting”.