Alistair is a corporate partner in the London office of Osborne Clarke. He has expertise in relation to UK and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions (acting for financial sponsors, vendors and management teams).

Alistair has advised on multiple transactions across many different sectors, including technology, retail and consumer, industrials and media and entertainment.

In 2020 Alistair was named as one of Legal Week's 25 Private Equity Rising Stars. The list recognises the best up and coming UK PE talent, and Alistair was praised for his high profile transaction work and being "so supportive" to his clients.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

I am actively involved in our trainee recruitment process, where I champion diversity, inclusion and equality. I am also a keen supporter of our gender equality network, Osborne Clarke Gender, our LGBT+ network, Osborne Clarke Pride and, as a father to a young family, our family and carers group, Osborne Clarke Family and Carers.



Advised Tenzing on an investment in Jeffreys Henry, a tech-enabled provider of essential business services for UK SMEs, read more.


Advised LDC and the other shareholders, including the ADEY senior management team, on the sale of ADEY, the UK market leader in solutions to protect water-based heating systems, to Polypipe Group plc, valuing the business at £210m, read more.


Advised Notonthehighstreet and its management team on the sale of the company to growth equity firm Great Hill Partners. Great Hill Partners will become the majority shareholder in the business, with existing investors Burda Principal Investments and Industry Ventures also remaining as shareholders, read more.


Advised BGF on its investment in global animation studio, Snipple. 


Advised CitNOW, a portfolio company of UK lower mid-market investor, Tenzing, on its acquisition of Dealerweb, read more.


Advised CTS, a portfolio company of UK lower mid-market investor, Tenzing, on its acquisition of Sprout IT, a legal specialist managed service provider. Read more.

Sparta Global

Advised the sellers and management team of Sparta Global on its sale to Inflexion, read more.


Advised UK lower mid-market investor, Tenzing, on its growth investment in activpayroll, read more.