Telephone: 020 7465 4300
Fax: 020 7465 4400
Address: 10 New Square Lincoln's Inn London WC2A 3QG
SENIOR PARTNER & HEAD OF PRIVATE CLIENT
Alastair specialises in a huge range of private client work involving major estates and probates and family businesses of all kinds and across the whole of the UK. These can be investment groups or trading groups, companies or partnerships. He advises on all aspects of estate planning and taxation matters and offshore trusts. Some of the offshore work relates to tax structures with a matrimonial context and he works closely with the family department on such matters. He also deals with taxation planning and structuring for agricultural landed estates and other property transactions.
Alastair was formerly, and for many years, a senior lecturer at the College of Law and this legal knowledge combined with long and successful private client practice gives him a significant reputation as an exceptional legal practitioner with long experience and trusted judgement.
Chambers & Partners 2013 lists Alastair in the rankings quoting that "he gives pragmatic advice and is very decisive". Alastair also features in The Legal 500 2012.
Alastair became Head of Private Client in 2009 and Senior Partner at the firm in 2011.