“Alistair is always on the spot with heavy-hitting advocacy, which is backed up with years of engagement in a host of activities."
World Trademark Law Review Top 1000 2014,
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.
Commentators agree that Alistair Payne is a leading practitioner and an outstanding strategist.Chambers Europe 2012,
Partner and IP head Alistair Payne, received praise from clients for being: "Responsive, commercial, understands our business and is a pleasure to work with".
Managing IP’s 2010 World IP Survey,
Alistair Payne is "not hesitant in forming a view— he won’t sit on the fence and delay proceedings".European Legal 500 2010,