Before qualifying as a solicitor Alistair studied Archaeology at Durham University and graduated with a BA in 2001 before going on to study for an MA in East Asian Archaeology in 2002.
Following his time at Durham Alistair went on to work for Citizens Advice, in Doncaster, as a Welfare Rights and Debt Adviser from 2003 to 2006. Whilst working for Citizens Advice Alistair started the Law conversion course in 2005 at the College of Law in York. Following the completion of the law conversion course and legal practice course Alistair graduated from York with an LLB in 2007.
Following Completion of his studies Alistair worked as a paralegal for a firm of Solicitors in Sunderland, who specialised in crime, and assisted on a number of high profile matters including a 3 week murder trial in 2008, which was covered by the national media.
Alistair commenced his training contract in 2008 with a specialist Clinical Negligence law firm in Doncaster where he spent 6 years, before moving to Leeds to work for a further specialist Clinical Negligence Firm.
In 2015 Alistair welcomed the opportunity to return to York, the home of his legal studies, to work for Pryers LLP.
Areas of Expertise
Alistair has a wide range of experience dealing with matters involving fields such as: General Surgery; Orthopaedics; Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Medicine; Urology; Obstetrics; Gastroenterology; GP and Dental Care; Accident and Emergency Medicine.
Alistair has represented both adults, with and without capacity, and children in cases dealing with alleged medical negligence.
In the past 7 years Alistair has settled hundreds of cases ranging from modest settlements of a few thousand pounds to numerous matters valued at £500,000.00.
Alistair qualified as a solicitor in March 2010 and has since specialised in Medical Negligence.
Alistair is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
Outside of work Alistair is a keen runner and regularly takes part in road, trail and fell races. He also enjoys skiing and long distance cycling.