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XXIV Old Buildings

Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC

24 OLD BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3UP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7691 2424
Fax:
Fax 0870 460 2178
DX:
307 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.xxiv.co.uk
Geneva, London

Nicole Langlois

Tel:
Work 020 7691 2424
Email:
XXIV Old Buildings (Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC)

Position

Main areas of specialisation are trust and company disputes; commercial contractual disputes; recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments; freezing orders and asset tracing.

Career

Legal assistant to Attorney General of Jersey 1990; trainee solicitor Herbert Smith 1992-94; Carey Olsen 1995-2007 (partner 2002); called to the Jersey Bar 1998; called to the Bar and joined XXIV Old Buildings 2008; publications: ‘Hypothecs but no guarantee’ (Jersey and Guernsey Law Review 2001); case summaries editor for the ‘Jersey and Guernsey Law Review’ 2000-02; ‘The test for administrative appeals: unreasonable or just plain wrong’ (Jersey and Guernsey Law Review 2008); “Playing the “get out of jail free card”: mistake in the law of trusts” [2010] Jersey and Guernsey Law Review. CEDR accredited mediator. 

Languages

French (Conversational)

Member

STEP

Education

Exeter University (1990 LLB European); Solicitors’ Final Examinations (1992 with Honours).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors

Nicole Langlois - XXIV Old Buildings ‘ Very bright and perfect for anyone dealing with issues that straddles English and Jersey law. ’

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Offshore

Within: Leading Juniors

Nicole Langlois - XXIV Old Buildings ‘ Extremely effective on her feet, and practical and pragmatic for strategic matters. ’

Within: Offshore

'A top set for trusts matters', XXIV Old Buildings has members involved in 'elite cases'. Alan Steinfeld QC and Edward Cumming QC were successful in assisting the defendant Carlyle companies in the Carlyle Capital Corporation v Conway litigation in Guernsey. Robert Levy QC  is instructed in numerous Cayman Islands section 238 cases. Also of note, the highly regarded Nicole Langlois, a former Carey Olsen partner, is a Jersey advocate.

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