Alistair specialises in commercial and construction disputes and is highly regarded by his clients and peers for his approach to dealing with difficult issues. His many clients include developers, main contractors, sub-contractors, national retailers, house builders and trade bodies. He is a Solicitor Advocate and appears regularly in the Court of Session. He is confident dealing with a very wide range of complex commercial matters. His diverse experience includes adjudication, arbitration, mediation and expert determination
Having originally worked with Anderson Strathern, Alistair went on to found his own niche commercial and construction litigation practice – ADLP – building up a strong client base and a wealth of expertise. In February 2016 Alistair returned to Anderson Strathern, bringing his ADLP practice with him.
Alistair has also acted as secretary of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [Scotland Branch] and sat for two years on the committee of the WS Society. His qualifications include an LLM in Construction Law.