Leadership Team

We are a technology-driven Scottish law firm

Rob Aberdein

CEO
Rob is qualified under Scots Law and a Registered Foreign Lawyer in England and Wales who specialises in the provision of legal services to lenders. He is a Law Society of Scotland Accredited Legal Technologist, sits on the Law Society of Scotland Accreditation Panel for the Debt and Asset Recovery and the Scottish Law Commission’s Working Group looking at the reform of Heritable Securities. He is a Writer to The Signet.

rob.aberdein@alstonlaw.co.uk

Denise Loney

Director
Denise is a solicitor with over 30 years’ experience, specialising in providing legal services to lenders across property and litigation matters. Denise is also a senior tutor at the University of Glasgow, teaching on the postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and a Board member of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission. Denise has also held voluntary roles with the Law Society of Scotland and currently serves on the committee responsible for administering and developing the scheme for accredited paralegals.

denise.loney@alstonlaw.co.uk

Tom Barrie

Executive Chairman
Tom started a proper job in 1973, as a Shipping Clerk and spent the majority of his career in the logistics and freight forwarding sector. He held various roles at Director level, latterly as Managing Director, in group companies within BAA, Securicor and DHL. He acquired a controlling interest in Currie European Transport in 2000, became sole shareholder in 2007 and sold the business in 2019 as part of an MBO. Tom served as a Board Member of The South of Scotland Enterprise Partnership for two years.

tom.barrie@alstonlaw.co.uk

Joe Bowie

Chief Operating Officer
Joe specialises in growing legal services providers, which has included expanding a law firm from a single UK jurisdiction, to a multi-jurisdictional offering. He has worked for many of the UK’s largest banks and building societies, leading the delivery of property law, asset management and litigation services. His background and experience has offered him significant exposure and a deep understanding of regulation, compliance and governance in both the legal and financial sectors.

joe.bowie@alstonlaw.co.uk