Alastair is a Solicitor with over 20 years of experience specialising in litigation for private individuals, high net worth individuals, small and medium-sized companies, and large international businesses. Alastair has also represented a number of high-profile ‘celebrity’ clients.
His practice has a wide range of litigation experience (often involving complex and high value cases) and has a particular expertise in matters concerning injunctive relief and insolvency.
He is well known for his ability to deal with cases with large volumes and documents and has frequently used new and ground-breaking technologies and techniques (including AI).
Alastair has been described in the UK Legal 500 as “exemplary” “knowledgeable” and “compassionate”.
Alastair is formally media trained and has made numerous radio and television appearances and appeared in print, providing expert opinion and analysis on legal matters.
Alastair has experience of working in national, international and boutique law firms and as In House Counsel for an international automotive company and also as General Counsel to a company in the property and business services sectors, where his performance was described as “impeccable”.
Alastair has been engaged in a number of high-profile cases, and several that have been of national legal significance, including what is believed to be the first case of large-scale direct debit chargeback fraud.
Lifestyle Management Ltd v. Frater  EWHC 3258 (TCC),  All ER (D) 176
Developed and deployed the first injunction in respect of cyber-squatting and misuse of company information by a former employee of a financial services company. Reported as a form on injunction previously unknown to the law.
K Ltd v. National Westminster Bank PLC, HM Revenue & Customs and Serious & Organised Crime Agency intervening  EWCA Civ 1039, The Times Law Reports, 27 July 2006
Case in respect of the meaning and parameters of 'suspicion' under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
Lees v. MYLA & Others  EWCA Civ 613
Case establishing liability against a non-equity partner in a law firm with no capital contribution, and no share or profits on joint and several basis
Taylor Rose, Solicitor (Litigation and Dispute Resolution): 2022-2023
One Business Village Group, General Counsel and Company Solicitor: 2020-2022
Hallmark Solicitors, Senior Litigation Solicitor: 2018-2020
Harraway Law, Senior Litigation Solicitor: 2016-2018
Kahn Group of Companies, In-house Counsel and Company Solicitor: 2015-2016
Various firms, Consultant (Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Risk Management): 2011-2015
Cohen Cramer, Solicitor: 2007-2011
Birmingham City University - LL.B. Law
College of Law, York - Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Law Society of England & Wales
London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA)
Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PNLA)