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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

Lance Ashworth QC

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

Position

Commercial litigation, insolvency, company/chancery. Recent cases include: Taylor v. Van Dutch Marine [2019] EWHC 1951 (Ch) – agency, undisclosed principal, unlawful means conspiracy; O’Brien v. TTT Moneycorp [2019] EWHC 1491 (Comm) – SPA, conditions precedent; Blackstar Advisors v. Cheyne Capital International [2018] EWHC 3496 (Comm) – investment introductory agreement; Instant Access Properties v. Rosser [2018] EWHC 756 (Ch) – insolvency, breach of fiduciary duty, shadow directors, fraudulent trading, ratification; BFS Group v. Foley [2017] EWHC 2799 (QB) – bribery, secret profits, fraud; Mengiste v. Endowment Fund for Rehabilitation of Tigray [2017] EWC Civ 1326 – foreign judgments, fraud, apparent bias; Bank Alkhair v Al Refai [2018] EWHC 616 (Comm) - Bahrain judgments, enforcement, set-off, fraud; Palm Beach Offshore - Cayman insolvency, good faith, redemption shares; Emmott v Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1028 - civil contempt, dissipation of assets, director's liability; Kaneria v Kaneria [2015] 7 WLUK 942 - unfair prejudice, equitable interests.

Career

Called 1987, Middle Temple; Recorder 2005; QC 2006; Mediator 2009; Deputy High Court Judge 2016.

Languages

German.

Member

Chancery Bar; COMBAR; Midlands Commercial and Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Educated at Oundle School; Pembroke College, Cambridge (MA). Trustee of the Access to Justice Foundation; Chairman, Middlesex Lord's Taverners Committee.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

Lance Ashworth QC - Serle CourtA really tenacious advocate, able to persuade a skeptical judge.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading Silks

Lance Ashworth QC - Serle CourtHe is bright and engaging.

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Silks

Lance Ashworth QC - Serle CourtA really tenacious advocate, able to persuade a skeptical judge.

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Professional negligence

Within: Leading Silks

Lance Ashworth QC - Serle CourtVery knowledgeable.

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