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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
Fax:
Fax 0870 460 2178
DX:
307 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.xxiv.co.uk
Geneva, London

Nicole Langlois

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

Position

Main areas of specialisation are trust and company disputes; commercial contractual disputes; recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments; freezing orders and asset tracing.

Career

Legal assistant to Attorney General of Jersey 1990; trainee solicitor Herbert Smith 1992-94; Carey Olsen 1995-2007 (partner 2002); called to the Jersey Bar 1998; called to the Bar and joined XXIV Old Buildings 2008; publications: ‘Hypothecs but no guarantee’ (Jersey and Guernsey Law Review 2001); case summaries editor for the ‘Jersey and Guernsey Law Review’ 2000-02; ‘The test for administrative appeals: unreasonable or just plain wrong’ (Jersey and Guernsey Law Review 2008); “Playing the “get out of jail free card”: mistake in the law of trusts” [2010] Jersey and Guernsey Law Review. CEDR accredited mediator. 

Languages

French (Conversational)

Member

STEP

Education

Exeter University (1990 LLB European); Solicitors’ Final Examinations (1992 with Honours).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Nicole Langlois - XXIV Old BuildingsGreat ability to breakdown matters and explain complex issues in a familiar way to lay clients.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading juniors

Nicole Langlois - XXIV Old BuildingsAlso qualified as a Jersey advocate.

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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