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Chambers of Michael Furness QC

8 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QP, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7306 0102
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Fax 020 7306 0095
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311 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.wilberforce.co.uk

Alan Gourgey QC

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Wilberforce Chambers (Chambers of Michael Furness QC)

Position

''A popular silk known for his intellectual agility and strong advocacy skills”, Alan has long been recommended in the legal directories for commercial dispute resolution as well as commercial chancery work.

He is also recommended in the related areas of civil fraud and information technology disputes. As well as having a “formidable reputation”, Alan is described as “a brilliant all-rounder” who is truly “outstanding” and a “go to for high value briefs”, his areas of practice also cover arbitration, banking litigation, company and insolvency.

His experience covers a very wide variety of areas such as joint venture and shareholder disputes, claims involving banks and other financial institutions, contractual disagreements and complex commercial litigation generally. Clients praise the fact that he is “incredibly bright and hardworking; a real team player”.

Career

Call: 1984, QC: 2003.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

Alan Gourgey QC - Wilberforce ChambersHas a fantastic brain.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Silks

Alan Gourgey QC - Wilberforce ChambersOutstandingly good on his feet, very able legally and tactically, and excellent with solicitors and clients.

Within: Fraud: civil

Clients praise Wilberforce Chambers for providing 'excellent support' and 'communication which is honest and proactive so that any capacity issues can be properly managed'. The set is becoming 'one of the leading sets in the civil fraud arena' and is also noted for its expertise in overlapping areas, such as offshore disputes. Recently, Tom Lowe QC and John Wardell QC were on opposing sides of AHAB v SAAD, while Alan Gourgey QC and Anna Littler are representing Walid Ghiami, one of the defendants in Libyan Investment Authority v JP Morgan & Ors.

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Silks

Alan Gourgey QC - Wilberforce ChambersAn outstanding silk.

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