Alastair is a sports lawyer and partner at Level. He acts for clients in the sports sector across a broad range of issues, from contractual matters to questions of public law. He also specialises in conduct, disciplinary and regulatory work, advising on non-contentious issues such as the drafting of regulations and procedures, as well as acting on contentious disciplinary matters (including cases related to betting and integrity). He is experienced in advisory work and has extensive knowledge of regulatory structures in football.
Alastair regularly appears as advocate in his matters, utilising his in-depth knowledge and skills as a communicator to deliver successful outcomes before disciplinary panels and tribunals. His style has been described by clients as “clear and persuasive” and “concise but hard hitting”.
Prior to joining Level, Alastair was a senior associate in the arbitration department of a magic circle firm. As well as sports work, he has previously advised on a wide range of commercial and investment treaty disputes in diverse industries including energy, pharmaceuticals and insurance.