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UK Bar Guide 2023

Ranked in 4 Practice Areas
Banking & Finance
11 Years Ranked
Fraud: Civil
11 Years Ranked
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Provided by Alexander Polley KC

UK Bar

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Alex Polley practises in the field of commercial litigation and arbitration, including banking, civil fraud, professional negligence and general commercial disputes. Recent cases include: Caledonian Maritime v HCCI [2022] EWHC 164 (Ch) (reverse summary judgment on rectification claim); LA Micro v La Micro [2022] 1 WLR 336 (equitable remedies and estoppel); PCP v Barclays [2021] EWHC 307 (Comm) (alleged deceit by bank in relation to capital raising); Flowgroup v Co-Op [2021] Bus LR755 (challenge to expert determination); Pipia v BGEO [2021] EWHC 86 (Comm) and [2022] EWHC 846 (Comm) (alleged expropriation of a fertiliser factory); and A v B [2020] 1 WLR 3989 and [2020] EWHC 1492 (Ch) (privilege issues in relation to FRC investigation).

Career

Called 2005, Inner Temple; KC 2022.

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Banking & Finance - London (Bar)
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Alexander Polley KC
Alexander Polley KC is a barrister of choice for a range of major solicitors and eminent silks, and who has a reputation for being an exemplary technician. His practice in banking and finance matters often overlaps with his wider expertise in civil fraud and professional negligence. He is noted for acting in particularly high-value cases that often involve cross-border elements, and is an expert in matters concerning misrepresentations, bribery allegations and ISDA-related matters. His clients include national and international banks and corporations.


Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)
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Alexander Polley KC


Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)
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Alexander Polley KC
Alexander Polley KC is a talented new silk involved in many fraud cases of complexity and significance. He has dealt with the full range of allegations including bribery, conspiracy and extortion.


Professional Negligence - London (Bar)
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Alexander Polley KC
Alexander Polley KC is a highly capable new silk who is regularly involved in complex, multiparty litigation, often with an international aspect. His professional negligence practice has a particular focus on handling claims against solicitors and auditors.

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