Alistair is an Associate in our Business Crime & Investigations team, with experience of advising individual and corporate clients on a wide range of criminal and regulatory matters.
Alistair is currently working on a variety of cases, including INTERPOL red notices, mutual legal assistance, extradition and an HMRC investigation. He also has experience advising on the processing of criminal data, sanctions and regulatory investigations.
Prior to joining the firm, Alistair was at a boutique white collar crime firm, where he worked on a similar range of criminal and regulatory matters. These included the defence of high profile extradition proceedings, representations to INTERPOL, and financial investigations.
Alistair trained and qualified into the international department of a top tier firm where he acted in complex, multi-jurisdictional civil litigation involving transnational corporations, as well as in high profile human rights litigation. Alistair worked on a number of cases which went to the Supreme Court. During this period, he was seconded to Parliament, where he acted as the legal advisor to the Shadow Attorney General.
Alistair co-authored the 2020 Supplement to Blackstone’s chapter on extradition. He achieved a distinction on his LPC with the highest mark in the year for commercial law and he has a first class degree from Cambridge University. He speaks French and Italian.
Alistair co-edits The Guide to Sanctions, published by the Global Investigations Review (currently in its third edition) and co-wrote the chapter 'Representing Designated Persons: A UK Lawyer’s Perspective' with Dr. Anna Bradshaw.
Advising members of the Russian political opposition on extradition and INTERPOL.
Acting for a member of the British Government in a criminal investigation.
Advising a high-profile political figure on Spanish mutual legal assistance requests.