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Chambers of Alan Boyle QC

6 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 6105
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Fax 020 7405 4004
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1025 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.serlecourt.co.uk

Philip Marshall QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in: commercial fraud (Orb v Ruhan; Constantin Medien v Ecclestone; BTA v Ablyazov; Aeroflot v Berezovsky; Lexi v Luqman; Rabobank v NatWest; AWG v Morrison; Cala Cristal v Al-Borno; Canada Trust v Stolzenberg; Zakharov v White; Berry Trade v Moussavi); company/insolvency (Re Lehman Brothers, Tesco profit misstatement claims; Re Spartan Capital Ltd; Re Coroin Ltd; Broughton v Hicks (Re Liverpool FC); Re Lexi Holdings; AWG v Morrison; Fraser v Oystertec Plc; Re Murjani, BIM v Maxwell; Re Hare Wines; Re Northwest Holdings; Haig v Aitken; Rooney v Cardona; MT Realisations v Digital Equipment and Re MCI-Worldwide); professional negligence (Lexi v Pannone; Brown v GRE; Peach Publishing v Slater; Goose v Wilson Sandford); banking (RBS Rights Issue litigation (Greenwood v Goodwin); Sirius v FAI; Wahda Bank v Arab Bank); general commercial litigation (Shanshal v Al-Kishtaini (sanctions legislation illegality) and De Beer v Kannar (Brussels Convention/ security for costs)).

Career

Qualified 1987; Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2003; Recorder 2008; Deputy High Court Judge 2009; former Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge; publications: joint editor and contributor ‘The Practice & Procedure of the Companies Court’ 1997 LLP; contributor on insolvency and company procedure in ‘Civil Appeals’ (ed. Sir Michael Burton).

Languages

French.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Education

Merchiston Castle School; Queens’ College, Cambridge (MA); Harvard Law School (LLM).

Leisure

Football; horse racing, cricket.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks

Philip Marshall QC - Serle CourtOne of the best courtroom advocates at the commercial Bar.

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Commercial litigation

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Philip Marshall QC - Serle CourtDelivers results and balances tactical aggression with charm in court.

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Company and partnership

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Philip Marshall QC - Serle CourtHe is one of the best courtroom advocates at the commercial Bar.

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Fraud: civil

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Philip Marshall QC - Serle CourtRobust and incisive litigator and adopts a proactive approach to ensure that maximum pressure is exerted on opponents.

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Insolvency

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Philip Marshall QC - Serle CourtOne of the best courtroom advocates at the commercial Bar.

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International arbitration: counsel

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Philip Marshall QC - Serle CourtThinks creatively about how to advance high-value, complex multi-jurisdictional cases.

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Offshore

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Philip Marshall QC - Serle CourtA brilliant and fearless advocate - you definitely want him on your side.

Within: Offshore

Serle Court is prominent in the area, with its members handling matters ranging from contemplated disputes over trusts to Privy Council appeals on points on key company issues. Alan Boyle QC, Richard Wilson QC, and Zahler Bryan represented the beneficiary daughter in Gany Holdings v Khan, a Privy Council appeal from the BVI in the wake of a transfer of assets, whose ultimate destination was subject to dispute, as was the distribution of the majority of the trust assets to one beneficiary. Turning to the Cayman Islands, Philip Jones QC  represented the respondent in Shanda Games v Masa Capital Investments, the lead Privy Council case concerning the Cayman Islands' provision for the "fair value" to be determined by a court when a shareholder dissents from a merger. The set is also active in the Crown Dependencies, with Philip Marshall QC and Matthew Morrison having worked with Collas Crill in representing the independent directors in the long-running Guernsey Carlyle Capital Corporation v Conway case over the collapse of a fund in the 2008 case – Kathryn Purkis, who is a Jersey advocate, was formerly a partner at the firm Collas Crill providing chambers and clients with   front line Channel Island experience.

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Professional negligence

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Philip Marshall QC - Serle CourtHe is exceptional.

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