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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

Matthew Morrison

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

Position

Domestic and offshore commercial and chancery work including: contentious trusts, company and partnership litigation, insolvency, fraud and asset recovery, financial services, and property litigation.

Career

Called to the Bar of England and Wales 2004; called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands 2005; appointed to the panel of junior counsel to the DTI in Directors’ Disqualification hearings 2007; Hubert Greenland Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.

Languages

German.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association.

Education

Weald School, Billingshurst; St John’s College, Oxford (Bachelor of Civil Law, with distinction; MA 1st class, jurisprudence, placed joint 2nd in year).

Leisure

Choral singing and direction, squash, sailing and diving.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Matthew Morrison - Serle CourtFights his corner hard and knows what will play well with judges.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading juniors

Matthew Morrison - Serle CourtHe has moments of genius and always has a fresh approach to a case.

Within: Company and partnership

A great set’, Serle Court is ‘stocked with magnificent lawyers’. Company law is a particular focus of its members, who are often involved in significant company litigation with an international element. Philip Marshall QC and Matthew Morrison successfully defended the independent directors of Carlyle Capital Corporation against allegations of breaches of fiduciary duty and wrongful trading in Carlyle Capital Corporation (CCC) v Conway & others. Timothy Collingwood was involved in Re Burberry Group Plc which was at the Court of Appeal.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading juniors

Matthew Morrison - Serle CourtExcellent on civil fraud as it plays to his forensic strengths.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading juniors

Matthew Morrison - Serle CourtHe appears in high-profile Jersey cases.

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