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 and Partners

Practice Overview

After 47 years of practice at the Bar (12 of those as Head of Chambers), Alan Boyle QC retired from practice on 31st March 2021.  Alan remains an Associate member of Serle Court. 

During his long career as one of the most senior and distinguished silks at the chancery and commercial bar, Alan was involved in many of the most high profile cases, contributing 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)

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

News & Events

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

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

    The 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

The Legal 500

Winner

News & Events

  • News

    Serle Court welcomes Elizabeth Jones QC as new Head of Chambers

    Serle Court is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Jones Q.C. will tomorrow become Head of Chambers, having... Read More

    News

    Serle Court joins ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes as a Community Partner

    Serle Court is delighted to announce its partnership with the ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes community.  Our members of chambers are recommended... Read More

  • Virtual Conference Session

    Company Law Conference 2020

    Location: Read More

    Events

    Company Law Conference 2020

    Location: 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, WC2A 3QS Read More