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Chambers of Alan Boyle QC

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

Alan Boyle QC

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

Position

Alan is one of the most senior and distinguished silks at the chancery and commercial bar. He has a broad practice in commercial and chancery litigation, encompassing contentious trusts, company, insolvency and fraud. His involvement in many of the most high profile cases of recent years produced the following comments in Legal 500:

‘A brilliant analyser of cases and equally effective on paper.’ (Commercial Litigation)

‘A towering figure and a powerful advocate who grabs the court’s attention.’ (Company)

‘He provides exceptional client service and is a brilliant tactician.’ (Fraud: Civil)

‘He gives his all to his clients’ cases’ (Insolvency)

‘A towering figure at the Chancery Bar; a powerful advocate who commands the court’s attention’ (Private Client: Trusts & Probate)

Recent cases include Hagen v Hagen (matrimonial), Kingate Global Fund Limited v Kingate Management Limited, a claim arising out of the Madoff fraud, tried in the commercial list in Bermuda; a very high value confidential trust dispute in Bermuda, reported as Trustee 1 v Attorney General; Re Lord Bath’s Longleat Settlement, disputes relating to the Longleat estate; Angelmist Properties v Leonard, a claim for damages against the directors of a property company for breach of duty; Lictor v Mir Steel, a claim for damages against a company which disposed of a hot strip mill following the insolvency of the company and the appointment of administrators; AB Jnr v MB, a 10 week trial in the Cayman Islands; two major cases in the Court of Protection.

He is known for his thorough preparation and forceful advocacy.

Career

Qualified 1972, Lincoln's Inn: QC 1991; publications: editor and contributor, 'The Practice and Procedure of the Companies Court', Lloyds of London Press.

Languages

French.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; Insolvency Lawyers' Association.

Education

Royal Shrewsbury School; St Catherine's College, Oxford (1970 BA PPE; MA).

Leisure

Hill walking, music, photography.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Alan Boyle QC - Serle CourtA principled and determined advocate who is willing to stick his neck out for a client.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading silks

Alan Boyle QC - Serle CourtA principled advocate who is willing to stick his neck out for a client facing a difficult situation.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Alan Boyle QC - Serle CourtThorough and diligent, and not easily put off course by the skill of an opposing advocate.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading silks

Alan Boyle QC - Serle CourtImpeccable skillset and highly regarded by the Bench and colleagues alike.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

Alan Boyle QC - Serle CourtOne of the leaders at the Chancery Bar – highly regarded by the bench and colleagues alike.

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Private client: trusts and probate

Within: Private client: trusts and probate – Leading silks

Alan Boyle QC - Serle CourtExceptional client care.

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