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Chambers of George Bompas QC

LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3XT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 5524
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 7907
DX:
385 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.4stonebuildings.com

Alexander Cook

Tel:
Work 020 7242 5524
Email:
4 Stone Buildings (Chambers of George Bompas QC)

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). Two of Alexander’s cases in recent years featured in The Lawyer’s “Top 20 Cases of 2015”, and he was one of only a handful of barristers to be involved in more than one case on this list. 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.

Career

Called 2008, Lincoln’s Inn.

Member

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.


London Bar

Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading juniors

Alexander Cook - 4 Stone BuildingsHe is extremely good with clients and is user friendly.

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Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

Within: Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture – Leading juniors

Alexander Cook - 4 Stone BuildingsHe acts for the NCA in politically sensitive cases.

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