Alistair is experienced in dealing with a wide variety of commercial disputes, and in personal and corporate insolvency. His expertise includes unfair prejudice petitions, director's duties under the Companies Act and a broad range of contractual claims. He has drafted statements of case and written submissions in complex actions proceeding in the Business and Property Courts.
He is presently instructed by the Dobbs Review, the independent review into the HBOS Reading Fraud instructed by Lloyds Banking Group.
He has significant experience in enforcement law. His work in this field has included complex enforcement actions against high value and unique assets, such as aircrafts and antiquities, and involving foreign judgments and instruments.
Examples of Alistair's past and ongoing work in this field includes:
• Representing the company concerned by a complex unfair prejudice petition with an international aspect.
• Drafting complex Points of Defence in an unfair prejudice petition raising numerous allegations including misappropriation of company assets and diversion of income.
• Drafting an unfair prejudice petition on behalf of a shareholder regarding a tech start-up, prompting an advantageous settlement at an early stage.
• Acting for the defendant to a claim for specific performance of an alleged oral agreement to grant a major shareholding in a valuable company.