Alisdair completed an economics degree before undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Law conversion course at BPP Law School in London. He then completed the LPC at Nottingham Law School in 1994. Alisdair qualified as a Solicitor in April 1997 after completing his training contract at Nicholsons Solicitors in Lowestoft. In May 2003 he became a partner at Steed and Steed LLP based in Suffolk and Essex, joining Leathes Prior as a Partner in February 2011. Alisdair is the firm’s Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA) and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Alisdair is an Advanced Member of the Family Law Panel which is regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority and is a trained collaborative lawyer. He is also an accredited specialist of Resolution in the disciplines of advanced financial provision and private children law. Resolution is a national group of lawyers whose main aim is to resolve disputes in as conciliatory a fashion as possible.