Alexander Cook > Chambers of George Bompas QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of George Bompas QC
4 Stone Buildings
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3XT
England

Work Department

Litigation – commercial chancery; company; insolvency; fraud; civil; proceeds of crime; civil recovery.

Position

Barrister with a litigation-focused commercial Chancery practice, with a significant emphasis on high profile and high value disputes in the Chancery Division and the Commercial Court (both as junior to QCs and, increasingly, as sole counsel). Alexander’s practice encompasses commercial litigation and arbitration, company law, insolvency and reconstruction, civil fraud, offshore litigation and actions under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (“POCA”). He has particular experience of cases involving an international or offshore element, and is a member of the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) and the New York State Bar.

Alexander also undertakes work on behalf of the government, and has been appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel (B Panel) and to the Serious Fraud Office’s Proceeds of Crime Panel.

Career

Called 2008, Lincoln’s Inn.

Memberships

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI) (admitted 2015); New York State Bar (admitted 2008); COMBAR; Bar Pro Bono Unit

Appointed to the Serious Fraud Office’s Proceeds of Crime Panel 2017-2021

Education

The King’s School, Chester; University College, Oxford MA (Oxon); Washington and Lee University (LLM).

Leisure

Tennis, skiing, triathlon.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading Juniors -

Alexander Cook



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He is knowledgeable, responsive and very easy to work with.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors -

Alexander Cook



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An extremely safe pair of hands, very personable and very good with clients.

London Bar > Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

Within: Leading Juniors -

Alexander Cook



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Very bright, persuasive, and determined.