Allyn Winchester


2002 England and Wales 1976 South Africa


Civil, Family




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. 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

Civil Law

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 Law

Family practice includes injunctions and ancillary relief.

Personal Interests

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 Instruction 

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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