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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

James Brightwell

Serle Court (Chambers of Alan Boyle QC)

Position

Specialises in contentious and non-contentious trusts and estates and commercial chancery litigation. Has particular experience of trust litigation and trustee applications, the variation of trusts, trusts of land and claims concerning professional liability in private client business. Much of his work involves offshore trusts and he has particular experience of claims for breach of trust and fiduciary duty and of issues concerning the removal of trustees and personal representatives. Recent cases include Alhamrani v Alhamrani (Jersey), Alhamrani v Alhamrani (BVI), Chemtrade v Fuchs Petrolub, High Commissioner for Pakistan v National Westminster Bank, lnvestec Trust (Guernsey) Limited v Oscatello, Gledhill v Arnold, Schomberg v Taylor, Trustee W v Attorney-General (Bermuda), Lemos v Lemos.

Career

Called 2000; Lincoln’s Inn; Deputy District Judge (civil) 2010. Called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean in the British Virgin Islands; and of Bermuda (ad hoc, 2015); Co-author ‘Lewin on Trusts’, 19th edition and 2nd  supplement; ‘Atkin’s Court Forms (Nuisance)’; ‘Halsbury’s Laws (Income Taxation)’.

Languages

French, some Spanish and Italian.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; ACTAPS.

Education

Aotea College, New Zealand; Emmanuel College, Cambridge (MA, LLM).


London Bar

Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading juniors

James Brightwell - Serle CourtVery thoughtful and measured in his advice, which gives him a consistency solicitors can rely on.

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Private client: trusts and probate

Within: Private client: trusts and probate – Leading juniors

James Brightwell - Serle CourtHe is extremely cerebral with an intuitive grasp of trust law.

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