Alan Boyle QC


Year of Call: 1972 Year of Silk: 1991

“A brilliant technician who delivers exceptional client service. A real pleasure to work with.”

Chambers UK

Practice Overview

Alan is one of the most senior and distinguished silks at the chancery and commercial bar, and is Head of Chambers. His involvement in many of the most high profile cases of recent years has contributed to his reputation as, "a barrister of gravitas who produces persuasive advocacy."  "He is magisterial and offers exceptional client service. One of his key strengths is his ability to get quickly to the heart of an issue, and to present complex advice in a clear and impressively structured way."  (Chambers 2019)

His practice comprises commercial and chancery litigation, company and insolvency litigation, trust and probate litigation, civil fraud, financial services, property litigation and mediation. He has also developed a practice related to the trust aspects of divorce cases.

News & Events

  • News

    13 Members of Chambers are ranked in the Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2018

    From the HNW guide (2018) Serle Court (Band 1) Serle Court is acknowledged as "an excellent set for traditional chancery... Read More

    News

    Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2018

    The latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar has now been published and we are delighted... Read More

  • Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

    Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The Peninsula New York Hotel, New York Read More

  • “Has great gravitas and is highly persuasive in his advocacy.” “He’s incredibly calm, clear and authoritative.”

    Chambers UK
  • “A principled and determined advocate who is willing to stick his neck out for a client facing a difficult situation.”

    Legal 500

Appointments

CEDR Accredited Mediator

Authorised to sit as a deputy High Court Judge in the Chancery Division

Advising London Clearing House, Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Internatonal Stock Exchange

Disciplinary proceedings at LIFFE and London Commodities Exchange

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association

Commercial Bar Association

Insolvency Lawyers’ Association

Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists

Languages

French

VAT Number

234165677

Awards

Chambers 100

Ranked

Chambers UK

Ranked - Leading barrister

Citywealth Leaders List

Recommended

The Legal 500

Leading Individual

The Legal 500

Shortlisted

The Legal 500

Winner

News & Events

  • News

    13 Members of Chambers are ranked in the Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2018

    From the HNW guide (2018) Serle Court (Band 1) Serle Court is acknowledged as "an excellent set for traditional chancery... Read More

    News

    Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2018

    The latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar has now been published and we are delighted... Read More

  • Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

    Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The Peninsula New York Hotel, New York Read More