Alastair Macphee undertakes a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including governance and structuring issues, directors' and officers' duties, general Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) advice and commercial contracting. He has a broad-based commercial practice that extends across many sectors, including health, financial services, government and water.

Alastair has extensive experience in drafting, amending and replacing constituent documents, including constitutions, shareholders' agreements and members' agreements. In addition, he provides governance training to private, public and non-profit sector entities and regularly advises on officer protection and board representation arrangements.

Alastair has assisted numerous companies limited by guarantee with start-up, governance, structuring, funding and winding up issues, both in the not-for-profit context and where the entity is owned or controlled by government. This includes assisting with not-for-profit mergers and similar transitioning or exit arrangements. He also assists in designing and implementing 'back-to-back' contracting arrangements for government-funded entities.

Alastair leads DLA Piper's "PHN" practice and is a member of the core team that has assisted various participants in the Australian primary healthcare sector in connection with the federal reforms that commenced in 2014, as well as the federal and state "Medicare Local" reforms that commenced in 2010. His work has involved providing advice on key reforms, including legal, governance, funding and transitioning issues, assisting in designing governance structures and transition arrangements in response to those reforms, and presenting on key governance and structuring topics around Australia at conferences, workshops and Board meetings.