Alasdair Blackshaw



Alasdair is an associate in the firm’s Pensions & Investment Litigation team and advises both trustees and employers on a range of contentious matters, including individual member disputes, matters before the Pensions Ombudsman and professional negligence actions. He has broad disputes resolution experience across a range of forums, including litigation, mediation and arbitration, and prior to joining Sackers was seconded for six months to a major pensions administrator in the City.

Memberships and Qualifications

Membership of professional bodies:

Association of Pension Lawyers (Associate Member)

Career history

Qualified: September 2015

Pensions experience since: 2015

Joined Sackers: 2015

Employers: Pinsent Masons LLP (2013 – 2015)

Academic history

University / College:

The University of Manchester (2005 – 2008)

College of Law, GDL (2011), LPC (2013)


BA Philosophy & Politics

Further Information

Extracurricular interests and activities:

I am a keen rock-climber, skier and cyclist, which keeps me busy during weekends and holidays. I also enjoy travelling, reading and spending time with friends and family.