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Phone: 01202 250025
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Allyn Winchester

Call 2002 England and Wales 1976 South Africa
Practice Civil

Natal University, Durban, South Africa

Bachelor of Commerce, 1971


University of South Africa

Batchelor of Laws, 1975




Between 1968 and 1978 employed initially as an accountant and thereafter as an Assistant Company Secretary.




Called to the Bar in South Africa on 3 March 1976

Appointed Senior Counsel in South Africa on 20 April 2000


Called to the Bar of England and Wales in July 2002


Civil practice includes personal injury, professional negligence, labour/employment and general commercial including companies, partnerships, competition, construction, contract, insolvency, insurance and landlord and tenant. Part of the Chambers credit hire team.


Family practice includes injunctions and ancillary relief


Practice includes advisory, litigation and arbitration proceedings and chairing of enquiries


Periodic appointments as an Acting Judge of the High Court of South Africa presiding in unopposed and opposed applications, trials and civil and criminal appeals




Interests include history, collecting Anglo-Zulu War literature, reading, politics and photography


Sports include golf, yachting and fly fishing


Past Commodore of the Royal Natal Yacht Club, South Africa for nine years


Terms of business are the Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services by Barristers to Authorised Persons 2012 or such other terms as have been agreed. A copy of the standard terms can be downloaded using the following link.’



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