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Alistair Little

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P.   +61 2 9228 9217
O.   Sydney

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About Alistair

Alistair Little advises clients on a wide range of legal issues. Alistair has extensive experience in litigation, in particular involving general corporate and commercial disputes, insurance, building and construction projects, property and strata title issues, intellectual property, defamation and competition and consumer law litigation. Alistair has expertise in all aspects of commercial proceedings in the Federal, New South Wales Supreme and New South Wales District Courts.

Alistair has advised on all areas of professional indemnity insurance, product liability insurance, credit insurance and directors and officers liability insurance as well as acting in construction industry litigation (including advice on variation claims and extension of time claims and issues arising from the operation of strata title developments and retirement villages); lease and other property disputes; copyright, trade mark, patent and passing-off litigation; defamation litigation; and competition and consumer law matters.

Alistair is highly regarded for his work in drafting all forms of construction contracts, drafting and advising on intellectual property merchandising and licensing arrangements, preparing competition and consumer law compliance programs and carrying out due diligence on and audits of compliance programs.


Alistair's Achievements & Credentials

In October 2009 Alistair was elected to the Board of Directors of ALFA International - the Global Legal Network, which has 150 member firms around the world. He was also co-chair of the network’s International Law Practice Group from 2013 to 2015.

In May 2011, Alistair was selected for inclusion in the 10th edition of the Practical Law Company's (PLC) Cross-border Dispute Resolution Multi-Jurisdictional Guide, endorsing Alistair as a leading lawyer in Australia for Dispute Resolution.

Alistair has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 and 2018 editions of Best Lawyers® Australia for Insurance.

He has been recognised in the Asialaw Leading Lawyers Guide (2017) as a Leading Lawyer in Construction & Real Estate, Insurance and Intellectual Property and listed as a Leading Lawyer in Australia in the Asialaw Profiles (2015 - 2017 inclusive) for Dispute Resolution. He is mentioned in the IFLR1000 (2014) in the Banking section for Competition work.

He is also listed in the Asian In-House Handbook (2008/09) for Litigation and Dispute Resolution and has been selected for inclusion in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2006/07 and 2007/08) for Competition & Trade, (2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14) for Dispute Resolution and (2016) for Insurance.

Alistair is also listed in the 2013 and 2014 Chambers and Partners Legal Directory for Insurance.

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