Alastair Wallace

Alastair Wallace is one of the founding partners of Public Law Solicitors. He specialises in public law and human rights work.

Alastair qualified as a solicitor in 1991. He previously headed the public law department at Tyndallwoods Solicitors before helping to establish Public Law Solicitors in 2003. 

Alastair is a specialist in public law and community care law and has a particular interest in aspects of planning law concerning the rights of ‘third party interests’: those affected adversely by intrusive or polluting development.

Alastair is known for his work on behalf of applicants in village green cases and conducted the leading case of Oxfordshire County Council v Oxford City Council and Catherine Robinson [2006] UKHL 25, in the House of Lords.

Alastair regularly delivers training to other solicitors and advisers in the private and not for profit sector as well as to local authorities. He has written and spoken about public law.

Alastair is cited by Chambers Directory as a leading practitioner in the field of public law. He has been selected as a Legal Services Commission public law peer reviewer.