Alastair heads the firm’s banking and finance litigation practice and is a recognised specialist in this field. He has particular interest in professional negligence, insurance litigation, fraud, contentious trust and executries and charity related matters and has specialist knowledge of Consumer Credit legislation. Acting for both public and private sector clients, in particular many leading financial institutions on contentious and non-contentious dispute resolution and risk management issues, affords him a wide perspective of the issues at play and an insight that ensures he achieves the best possible outcome.

He also advises on wider commercial disputes involving commercial contracts and company law and has extensive experience all aspects of alternate dispute resolution, representing major clearing banks in multi-party mediations, acting as Arbiter's Clerk in contract disputes, representing clients in the preparation of matters for expert determination and raising proceedings using the abbreviated procedure offered by the Commercial Court in both the Sheriff Court and the Court of Session. 

Admitted in Scotland.