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Chambers of Alan Boyle QC

6 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QS, ENGLAND
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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

Daniel Lightman QC

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

Position

QC specialising in Chancery/commercial litigation, especially involving issues of company law, minority shareholders' rights, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, insolvency and professional negligence. Recent reported cases include: C v C [2016] Fam Law 20; HRH Prince Abdulaziz Al Saud v Apex Global Management Ltd [2015] 2 All ER 206; Munday v Hilburn [2015] BPIR 684; Abouraya v Sigmund [2015] BCC 503; Eckerle v Wickeder Westfalenstahl GmbH [2014] Ch 96; Petrodel Resources Ltd v Prest [2014] 1 BCLC 30. Recommended for commercial litigation, company law, family law (including divorce and financial remedy); fraud: civil, insolvency and professional negligence by The Legal 500; for commercial dispute resolution, commercial chancery, company law and insolvency/corporate recovery by Chambers UK; and for dispute resolution: commercial, dispute resolution: commercial chancery and restructuring/insolvency by Chambers Global. One of 14 barristers in The Lawyer Hot 100 2013.

Career

Qualified 1995; Lincoln’s Inn; Silk 2016; publications: author of Chapter 2 (derivative claims) and co-author of Chapter 8 (section 994 procedure) of Joffe, ‘Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice and Procedure’ (5th ed, 2015) and co-author of Chapters 12, 13 and 29 of Lightman and Moss, ‘The Law of Receivers and Administrators of Companies’ (6th ed, 2017); has contributed articles to LMCLQ (’Two aspects of the statutory derivative claim’), Civil Justice Quarterly (including ‘The Role of the Company at the Permission Stage in the Statutory Derivative Claim’), Trusts & Trustees, Law Society Gazette, The Times, The Lawyer, New Law Journal, Counsel, Trusts and Estates Law Journal and Solicitors’ Journal.

Languages

Hebrew.

Member

COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association; Insolvency Lawyers’ Association; ACTAPS; Family Law Bar Association.

Education

University College School; Magdalen College, Oxford (BA Hons 1st, Literae Humaniores); City University (Dip Law with Distinction).

Leisure

Cricket, jazz, author of ‘Cricket Grounds from the Air’ (Myriad Books 2nd ed, 2010).


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