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XXIV Old Buildings

Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC

24 OLD BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3UP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7691 2424
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Fax 0870 460 2178
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307 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.xxiv.co.uk
Geneva, London

David Brownbill QC

Tel:
Work 020 7691 2424
Email:
XXIV Old Buildings (Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in all aspects of trusts and related company matters, contentious and non-contentious, with particular emphasis on offshore trusts and company disputes, international trusts, corporate and commercial structuring, pensions, structured investment products and international estate planning. Recent reported cases include: Green v Gaul [2007] 1 WLR 591; Republic of Pakistan v Zardari [2006] EWHC 2411; Wolff v Wolff [2004] STC 1633; and Schmidt v Rosewood Trust [2003] 2 AC 709.

Career

Called 1989; Grays Inn; formerly a solicitor, admitted 1980; Silk 2008. Founder and editor of the ‘Journal of International Trust and Corporate Planning’ (Jordans), editor ‘International Trust Laws’.

Member

International Academy of Estate and Trust Law; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (serving on the International Committee); Bar of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI).

Education

University of Nottingham (1977 LLB).


London Bar

Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

David Brownbill QC - XXIV Old Buildings ‘He handles work regarding offshore companies and trusts.’

Within: Offshore

XXIV Old Buildings is ‘very accessible and visible around offshore Chancery work’. Alan Steinfeld QC continues to advise the Carlyle-related entities in Guernsey’s Carlyle Capital Corporation v Conway case, part of a long-running saga concerning the collapse of an investment fund following the 2008 crash. Nicole Langlois, Daniel Warents, David Brownbill QC and Edward Cumming QC advised various parties in Crociani v Crociani, a Jersey case concerning an intra-family dispute of a trust created in the Bahamas in 1987 but subjected to changes of trustee and governing law.

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Private client: trusts and probate

Within: Private client: trusts and probate – Leading silks

David Brownbill QC - XXIV Old Buildings ‘He is excellent at creating novel solutions for thorny problems.’

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