Alasdair Henderson

Call: 2009

“Alasdair has a creative legal brain and is a very intelligent, committed and hardworking advocate, who brings calm assurance to the task at hand. Good on their feet and able to break down complex legal arguments into simple structured points.”

Legal 500 2022

Alasdair is a very clear and incisive thinker who is able to cut through the most complex issues. His drafting is always well crafted and persuasive, and similarly, Alasdair’s advocacy is gently direct and will invariably carry the day with the tribunal. He is a class act who deserves to go far.”

Legal 500 2022

‘He has a first-class mind and gets to the heart of the matter quickly and without fuss.’

Legal 500 2018

‘He provides very good written material and is canny in his approach to litigation. A pleasure to work with and a good team player who is works well with me on thrashing out an issue.’

Legal 500 2021

Alasdair Henderson has a broad practice with a particular interest in public law and human rights, employment and equality, clinical negligence and environmental law. He appears regularly before a wide variety of courts and tribunals, and also has considerable experience of inquests and public inquiries. He accepts instruction from lay clients in all these areas.

Alasdair is a Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and frequently advises charities and NGOs on civil and public international law.

‘A very clever, hardworking and reliable member of the Bar, who excels in public law and inquiry and inquest work – a future star.’ Legal 500 2021

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