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Chambers of Alan Boyle QC

6 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 6105
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 4004
DX:
1025 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.serlecourt.co.uk

Frank Hinks QC

Tel:
Work 020 7242 6105
Email:
Serle Court (Chambers of Alan Boyle QC)

Position

Barrister with specialist domestic and international trusts practice (advisory, drafting, litigation and expert evidence) and Chancery practice (including real property, commons, partnership and charities) appearing in court in England, Cayman, Bermuda, Bahamas, BVI and Hong Kong and advising in relation to other jurisdictions including Jersey and Guernsey. Cases include Re Y Trust No.1 [2015-2016] (Cayman): defective protector consent; Re Nina Wang Dec’d [2012-14] (Hong Kong): effect of will of wealthiest woman in Asia; Re A Trust [2012] (Bermuda): obtaining anti-suit injunction to restrain trust litigation; C v D [2012] (Bermuda): terminating offshore structure; Scarfe v. Matthews [2012] will construction/doctrine of election; BQ v DQ [2011] (Bermuda): declaring trusts void as testamentary dispositions; St. George v. Hayward [2006-10] (Bahamas): beneficial ownership and control of Freeport; Executors of HM Queen Mother and HRH Princess Margaret v Brown [2008] (CA England): resisting claim to  unseal Royal Wills; Crown Estate Commissioners v. Roberts [2008] (England) title and franchise rights pre-Norman Conquest; Roberts v. Swangrove Estates Ltd [2008] CA England) Crown’s ability to establish title by adverse possession.

Career

Qualified 1973, Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2000.

Member

Chancery Bar Association, STEP, Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS); The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.

Education

Bromley Grammar School; St Catherine’s College, Oxford (1971 BA Hons 1st; 1972 BCL Hons 1st; MA).


London Bar

Company and partnership

Within: Partnership – Leading silks

Frank Hinks QC - Serle CourtHe is highly intelligent, incisive and meticulous in assessing and advising on legal problems.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

Frank Hinks QC - Serle CourtHis work includes significant BVI and Hong Kong cases.

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Private client: trusts and probate

Within: Private client: trusts and probate – Leading silks

Frank Hinks QC - Serle CourtHe is excellent at coordinating a team of advisors in different jurisdictions in offshore litigation.

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Property litigation and agriculture

Within: Property litigation – Leading silks

Frank Hinks QC - Serle CourtModest, incisive and leaves no stone unturned.

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