Peters & Peters

Alice McDonald

Senior Associate (Barrister)

Alice joined Peters & Peters in May 2020 as a Senior Associate in our Fraud & Commercial Disputes team. She works on a range of complex and high-value commercial disputes, often with an international focus.

Alice’s practice covers commercial disputes of all kinds, especially those involving allegations of breach of contract, fraud, conspiracy, fraudulent misrepresentation and misappropriation of assets.

She works on cases from the pre-action stage to trial or appeal and is often instructed in connection with interim remedies including freezing orders and disclosure orders.

Alice has particular experience of insolvency proceedings including bringing and defending insolvency petitions and related applications, and acting in claims arising out of insolvencies.

Prior to joining the firm, Alice worked at a boutique law firm specialising in commercial litigation and insolvency litigation. She has previously practised as a self-employed barrister.

Alice read Law at Durham University and holds a Masters in Jurisprudence from Durham University. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales and completed pupillage in-house at a litigation boutique specialising in high value and complex commercial litigation, tax litigation and international arbitration.


Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7822 7758
Case examples

Acting for the Republic of Mozambique in immunity proceedings arising from disputed loan guarantees valued at $2 billion.

Representing a large investment firm and two prominent individuals caught up in the wake of a global multi-billion-dollar scandal.

Acting for a corporate victim of a substantial authorised push payment fraud and obtaining urgent Norwich Pharmacal relief.

Acting for Myanmar’s Ambassador to the UK, Kyaw Zwar Minn, in a dispute arising from the military coup of February 2021.

Gray’s Inn

Young Fraud Lawyers Association

The General Council of the Bar

Cynthia Terry Scholarship, Gray’s Inn