Alistair Wooder joined 20 Essex Street in September 2016 following the successful completion of pupillage, during which he was supervised by Henry Byam-Cook, Andrew Fulton and Sean Snook.
Alistair has worked on a wide range of commercial disputes, spanning general commercial litigation, arbitration, shipping and international trade, civil fraud, insurance, and banking. Alistair also has experience of a broad array of issues that can arise at an interlocutory stage, including freezing injunctions, anti-suit injunctions and challenges to jurisdiction.
Alistair is currently instructed with Julian Kenny QC in a ship sale arbitration, and has also been instructed as a member of a team of counsel resisting an application to serve committal proceedings outside the jurisdiction.
Before joining 20 Essex Street, Alistair graduated from the University of Cambridge with a First Class degree in Law and an LLM in Commercial Law, and attained the highest marks in his law school in Bar finals.