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One Essex Court

Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 0118
DX:
430 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
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London, Singapore

Richard Boulton QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 2000
Email:
One Essex Court (Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC)

Position

Broad range of commercial litigation, including breach of warranty, misrepresentation, civil fraud, professional negligence, share sale agreements, and international arbitrations with a particular focus on damages. Significant trial experience including lead counsel on five-week civil fraud case (Noble Resources v Philip Gross) in Commercial Court. Recent hearings include Teesside Power v HMRC (FTT – Tax); Fidex v HMRC (First Tier Tribunal – Tax); Hannam v Financial Conduct Authority (Upper Tribunal); Augean Plc v Huttons (Commercial Court 2014); and international arbitrations in Egypt, Dubai, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong. Previous experience as an accounting expert in numerous reported cases, including The Ikarian Reefer, Senate Electrical v Alcatel, BSkyB v EDS.

Career

Called 2003, Inner Temple; QC 2011; partner Arthur Andersen 1990-2001; global managing partner, strategy 1997-2000; global managing partner, business consulting 2000-01; global chief information officer 2000-01. Publications: ‘Cracking the Value Code: How Successful Businesses are Creating Wealth in the New Economy’ (Harper Business 2000).

Member

Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants; fellow Academy of Experts.

Education

Marlborough College 1972-77; Oriel College, Oxford (1978-81 MA Modern History); College of Law Guildford 2001-02 (PgDL Distinction); BPP Law School (2002-03 BVC Outstanding).

Leisure

MCC, Wisley Golf Club, cricket, wine, running, watching his children play sport.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

Richard Boulton QC - One Essex CourtDid a superb job and his past career as an accountant pays dividends.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: Leading Silks

Richard Boulton QC - One Essex CourtAn excellent cross-examiner, and the leading barrister on quantification of damages and forensic accounting issues.

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