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Alan Gourgey QC

Call: 1984    QC: 2003

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Practice Overview

Alan is a prominent and very experienced commercial silk who is recommended by the legal directories as “a real star” for civil fraud as well as commercial dispute resolution, commercial chancery and IT litigation. Regarded 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.

In addition to appearing/advising the English Courts, Alan also has considerable international experience in commercial disputes particularly in relation to international arbitration.

Clients note “his intellectual agility and strong advocacy skills” as well as the fact that “he is very user-friendly and supportive”, “a real team player”. They also value the fact that he is “a very impressive cross-examiner who is completely on the ball and has all the facts at his fingertips”. He is regarded as “a really great advocate who is absolutely outstanding in court”.

The recent 2016 edition of Chambers & Partners note that he is a highly respected commercial counsel who is most adept at handling civil fraud matters and has further expertise in IT, company law and insolvency. “He is very forensic in his approach to a case – there is no limit to how far into the technical detail he can go.” A well-respected fraud specialist who handles the full range of fraud and misappropriation claims. He is particularly strong in asset recovery. “A superb advocate.”