Tyr Law

Alistair Kennedy

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Practice Areas

Alistair specialises in complex commercial litigation. His clients range from major corporates to high net worth individuals. He has dealt with many high value claims in the High Court and Appeal Courts, including several cases that have been reported and attracted press attention. Alistair has particular experience of claims related to financial services and disputes involving allegations of fraud. He has also dealt with many complex professional negligence claims, especially in relation to unsatisfactory investment, tax or legal advice. Alistair has specialist experience of Public Law and has dealt with Judicial Review proceedings against government and other public bodies. Alistair's cases often involve an international element. He is experienced in arbitration.


Alistair founded the commercial litigation team at Tyr Law with Matthew Fidler in 2019. Alistair trained and spent 6 years at Walker Morris. He joined Stewarts in 2010 and helped establish the Leeds commercial litigation team, prior to 5 years as a partner at Schofield Sweeney.

Professional Memberships

Alistair is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and AIJA.


Alistair has contributed to the Yorkshire Post and has made contributions to publications on public law.