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Chambers of Alan Boyle QC
Serle Court
6 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QS
England
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Position

Barrister specialising in chancery and commercial disputes, including civil fraud, trusts, insolvency, company and partnership matters. Recent cases include: Berezovsky v Abramovich; Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria (Supreme Court); the Madoff litigation; the Glasgow Rangers litigation; the Halliwells litigation. Called ad hoc to the bars of Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Gibraltar.

Career

Qualified 1997, Gray’s Inn; silk 2013.

Education

Balliol College, Oxford.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

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Jonathan Adkin QC



Serle Court



His advice and advocacy are spot-on.

London Bar > Offshore

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Jonathan Adkin QC



Serle Court



A strong and well-measured presence in court, he cuts through the issues in a case swiftly and pragmatically.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

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Jonathan Adkin QC



Serle Court



Always very well prepared, easy to work with, and clever – as an advocate he’s like a Sherman tank.

London Bar > Company and partnership

Within: Partnership - Leading silks -

Jonathan Adkin QC



Serle Court



He has a strong but well-measured presence in court, is clear and concise in his advocacy and cuts through the issues in the case.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks -

Jonathan Adkin QC



Serle Court



Very hardworking, always a great team player, and an absolute pleasure to work with.

A favoured destination for many of the city’s leading litigation departments, Serle Court is particularly noted for its strong grounding in offshore and fraud-related matters, which inevitably cross over heavily into the broader commercial litigation sphere. Most recently, Hugh Norbury QC led a team of four members for Keoghs LLP, one of the law firm defendants in Accident Exchange v McLean and others. Other key cases include Yukos Finance BV v Lynch & Others in which Jonathan Adkin QC was involved, and Glenn v Watson, where Elizabeth Jones QC has led a team of six juniors, including Justin Higgo, on behalf of the claimant