Legal Director

Alistair Hill

Alistair practices both as a Scottish and an English solicitor and helps a broad range of employers, trustees and other professionals with defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes, including in the third, public and publicly-funded sectors.

Having worked in-house for a leading insurer, he has a special interest in developing and maintaining defined contribution pension propositions such as personal pension, mastertrust and SIPP products.

Alistair also advises on the pensions aspects of corporate transactions including financial services acquisitions, outsourcings and transfers, private equity acquisitions and disposals, refinancing and restructuring exercises and public/private transactions and staff transfers.

Living Brodies' values

Clients describe Alistair as responsive, knowledgeable and easy to work with. He always shares his knowledge and any lessons learned with the team.

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  • Convenor of the Law Society of Scotland pensions law sub-committee; a former Scottish chairman of the Association of Pension Lawyers.
  • Alistair became a pensions lawyer the week before Robert Maxwell's death and has witnessed every subsequent regulatory development at first hand.
  • He is a published author on personal pension products and on public/private sector staff transfers.
  • Alistair sits on the Law Society of Scotland panel which approves the accreditation of pensions specialists.
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  • Currently ranked as a Band 2 individual in Pensions by Chambers UK and has been ranked since 2002.
  • Recognised as a recommended individual in Pensions by Legal 500 UK 2024.