Alistair is recognised as a leading intellectual property lawyer in international legal directories World Intellectual Property Review, World Trademark Review, WIPR Leaders, Chambers Europe, European Legal 500, Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, Who’s Who Legal.

Alistair Payne remains one of the standout figures of Irish IP.

Sources say Alistair Payne “is extremely bright and well versed in the topic. He cuts to the issues quickly”.

Intellectual Property: Chambers Europe 2015,

“We have always found him to be very efficient and thorough, with a good understanding of the particular issues of concern to public research institutes."

IAM Patent 1000 2015,

Alistair Payne provides 'robust and succinct advice'.

European Legal 500 2015,

Alistair Payne is an exceptionally highly reputed practitioner. Clients say "he's superb. Technically, in his area, I don't think you can find anyone more qualified. He provides helpful, instructive and practical advice. His focus is on solutions and moving you forward'.

Chambers Europe 2014,