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Alistair Mackie

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Energy and resources, infrastructure and commodities practice group.


Alistair is based in the London office, having previously spent five years in the Singapore office and is head of the firm’s energy and resources, infrastructure and commodities group. He has over 15 years of experience advising on infrastructure projects, particularly ports and terminals and has worked on a number of port projects in various jurisdictions, including China and South East Asia, the Middle East, West Africa and the Americas. His role is to advise private operators and investors, as well as governments in relation to concession modelling and negotiations, investment structures and the operation and development regimes. Alistair has worked on over 50 terminals worldwide inlcuding some of the major terminals and assists in relation to container, LNG, bulk and petroleum terminals as well as multi-port projects in a variety of different jurisdictions.


Articled DM MacKinnon & Co 1985-86; Lawford Kidd & Co 1986-89; qualified Scotland 1987; Holman Fenwick Willan 1989; qualified England and Wales 1991; partner 1996; transferred to the Singapore office 1998; returned to the London office 2003.


Law Society of Scotland.

London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

Holman Fenwick Willan combines wide sector coverage and a track record in high-value cross-border mandates. Anthony Woolich worked with the Hong Kong office to advise Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company on issues concerning the high-profile restructuring of two joint venture companies. Energy and resources head Alistair Mackie and head of logistics Craig Neame are other key names. In 2015, Jayson Marks joined from Pinsent Masons LLP.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

Headed by M&A specialist Alistair Mackie, Holman Fenwick Willan is ‘a growing force in the area’. The ‘responsive, commercial and pragmatic’ Jayson Marks has particular expertise acting for upstream and oil field service companies. Disputes expert Brian Perrott is also recommended. Clients include Tullow Oil, Maersk and BP.

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