Alastair Lewis

Overview and professional background

Alastair Lewis works in the Planning and Parliamentary team at Sharpe Pritchard and specialises in Parliamentary work for public and private sector clients. He acts for the promoters of and opponents to all types of legislation, including legislation for major infrastructure. His experience includes compulsory purchase and compensation, planning, licensing and general public law advice. His clients include public authorities, major land owners, utilities and banks.

Professional expertise

Key specialisms include:

  • Promoting and opposing hybrid and private bills
  • Promoting and opposing development consent orders for nationally significant infrastructure projects
  • Promoting and opposing harbour orders and marine works licences
  • Drafting all other types of legislation


Publications and speaking engagements

Alastair is a contributor to Volume 29 Parliamentary Documents of the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents. He has spoken frequently on public law and Parliamentary topics.

Practice areas


  • Society of Parliamentary Agents (former Hon. Secretary and President)
  • Law Society
  • Statute Law Society
  • Compulsory Purchase Association

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