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Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1X4

416 217 0806

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Alistair is a founding partner of Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP and is one of Canada’s leading securities and corporate commercial litigation lawyers. In addition to being recognized as a leading securities and corporate commercial litigation lawyer by Benchmark Canada, Alistair has been recognized by Lexpert as one of the Top 500 Lawyers in Canada and has been featured in the Lexpert Special Edition on Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers. He has also been recognized as a leader in the field of securities litigation by Chambers Canada and as a leading securities and corporate commercial litigation lawyer by Best Lawyers in Canada.

Alistair’s practice includes all aspects of litigation and advice involving the capital markets and the securities industry, including investigations and enforcement hearings, regulatory policy and compliance issues, investment loss claims, corporate disputes and remedies, takeovers and contested shareholder meetings, corporate governance and directors’ and officers’ liability.

Alistair has argued some of Canada’s most significant securities law cases. He has extensive experience as counsel in Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) proceedings and also represents clients in investigations and proceedings brought by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA), the Integrated Market Enforcement Team (IMET) and the Joint Serious Offences Team (JSOT). Alistair has paired his securities regulatory expertise with an active civil litigation practice and has expertise in advising both institutional and individual clients and litigating corporate and commercial disputes in the courts and through arbitration.


Last updated May 2020