Alistair Mackenzie#6899

Alistair Mackenzie

Barrister, 2 Temple Gardens
Alistair Mackenzie’s practice covers a range of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on cross-border disputes, product liability, insurance and property damage across a number of industry sectors. He acts for claimants, defendants and insurers and is regularly instructed on high-profile and complex cases, and has appeared in the Supreme Court on multiple occasions. Recent cases include a claim brought in the UK by a French public body against a major insurer, claims against manufacturers of medical prosthetics and insurance disputes on behalf of a major multinational.
Alistair is recommended by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners in both Product Liability and Travel litigation, and he is described as “absolutely fantastic – he is phenomenally bright and has a lovely manner in court”.
Contributed to


Allocation of jurisdiction within the UK courts
Allocation of jurisdiction within the UK courts
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the allocation of jurisdiction within the UK under the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (CJJA 1982). It considers the scope of that regime and the conditions which need to be met for the regime to apply and considers the interaction with Regulation 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast) (the Regulation). It covers the general rule as well as exceptions to that rule. Finally, it considers forum conveniens in this context.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2013


  • ComBar


  • Call to the Bar (2013)


  • Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2009-2012)
  • Kaplan Law School (2012-2013)

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