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Alastair specialises in tax advice, planning and tax controversy work, for corporate and individual clients. He has advised leading banks, and owner managed businesses, and dealt successfully with HM Revenue & Customs enquiries and settlements. In addition, he has set up and advised fund management businesses, property funds and investment structures, and high net worth individuals.

Alastair Advises

  • Banks and financial services businesses
  • Property businesses
  • Fund management firms
  • Venture capital firms
  • High Net Worth individuals
  • Trustee corporations

Experience Highlights

  • Tax structuring and strategy for the Canary Wharf development project.
  • Design and agreement of International Pension Plans for executives at many banks, and agreement of these plans by HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Structuring of fund management businesses as limited liability partnerships or companies and conversion between the two alternative structures.
  • Sale of an interest in a fund management firm to a major international bank.
  • Structuring of a fund for investment in South American real estate.
  • Settlement of a transfer pricing and trading in the UK enquiry into a fund management group, conducted by HM Revenue & Customs International Division and specialists, with no additional UK tax liabilities.

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • GSC Solicitors LLP


  • Cambridge University (B.A., LLB)
  • Barrister (1977 call)