Alastair is one of the leading arbitration lawyers in Asia. As head of the firm's arbitration practice in Southeast Asia, he works on cases across the region from offices in Singapore, Bangkok and Jakarta. He was formerly managing partner of the firm's Bangkok office and lived in Thailand for 9 years before returning to Singapore. He has worked as a lawyer in Asia since 1993.
Alastair handles trade, investment and other disputes in many sectors and industries, with particular experience in energy and natural resources, infrastructure and construction. His clients include government agencies and public bodies, multinationals and leading regional companies. Alastair also acts as an arbitrator appointed by parties and by regional and international institutions including SIAC, ICC, HKIAC and LCIA.
He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators; a former Thailand committee member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and of ICC Thailand national arbitration commission; and a regular speaker at regional and international conferences.
- Commercial litigation
- Corporate fraud and asset recovery
- Energy and natural resource disputes
- Insurance and reinsurance disputes
- International arbitration
- Product liability
- Public international law
- Corporate crime and investigations
- Anti-bribery and corruption
- Fraud and white collar crime
- Money laundering
- Construction and engineering
- Oil and gas