Alasdair McAlpine

Alasdair McAlpine

Alasdair McAlpine
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Alasdair McAlpine is an associate in Goodwin’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Financial Services Litigation practices. He advises clients, from multiple sectors, in a wide range of high value and complex corporate and commercial disputes, as well as regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2020, Mr. McAlpine was an associate at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.


Mr. McAlpine’s representative experience includes:

  • Tyndaris SAM v MMWWVWM Limited – Acted for the investment vehicle customer in bringing a claim against the manager under an investment management agreement. This case was one of the first times the English courts were asked to consider the question of artificial intelligence in fund management. The case was one of The Lawyer magazine’s top 20 cases of 2020 in the English courts.
  • Brown v BCA Trading – Acted for the defendant majority shareholder in successfully defending at trial a claim of unfair prejudice. The case was the first time that the English court granted an order for the use of predictive coding in disclosure on a contested application.
  • An individual client – Acted for a client, resident in England, in respect of an application for a witness summons made against them in support of an arbitration seated in and being conducted in a foreign jurisdiction.
  • A leading global investment bank – Conducted an internal global regulatory investigation in relation to a client’s FX sales and trading business.





University of Law Moorgate

Graduate Diploma in Law2013

University of Law Moorgate

MA Hons. History2012

University of St. Andrews



  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Recognition & Awards

Legal Week Innovation Awards (2018): AI Innovation Award – Brown v BCA Trading