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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
Serle Court (Chambers of Alan Boyle QC), Kathryn Purkis, London, ENGLAND

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Kathryn Purkis

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

Position

Barrister practising across a range of chancery work with particular expertise in contentious trusts and fraud and asset tracing, and extensive offshore experience in practice in Jersey. A list of recent cases may be found on her webpage. She also advises on property and partnership matters, and in the latter area, has the practical experience of having been managing partner of an offshore law firm.

Career

Called to the Bar of England and Wales 1991; called to the Bar of the Royal Court of Jersey 2008 (non-practising).

Languages

Afrikaans, rudimentary French.

Member

Chancery Bar Association, Association of Partnership Practitioners, Law Society of Jersey (associate member).

Education

University of Cape Town (BA (Hons)); Balliol College, Oxford (BA (Hons) (Juris)).


London Bar

Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading juniors

Kathryn Purkis - Serle CourtHer knowledge of Jersey law and practice is particularly helpful.

Within: Offshore

Serle Court is ‘excellent as a whole, and indeed pre-eminent in offshore work, with a large number of highly competent counsel’. Elizabeth Jones QC continues to represent Abdullah Alhamrani in BVI litigation against his brother concerning the ownership of a company and a related winding-up petition. Meanwhile Dakis Hagen QC appeared as lead counsel in Bermuda for the beneficiaries of the "XYZ Trusts"; the trustees seek to reorganise the structure, which owns a well-known British business. The junior ranks include Kathryn Purkis, who was a partner at Collas Crill in St. Helier.

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