Lewis Power QC *
February 17, 2021
Cerys Sayer
October 11, 2019

Kyle Fournillier


‘Client was singing Kyle’s praises and was really grateful for the sensitive way he dealt with her at court. He comes highly recommended by her!’ – Instructing Solicitor

Kyle has a common law practice and accepts instructions in all areas of civil, local government and criminal law Kyle has a wealth of experience of working with private and public sector clients including solicitor firms, central government departments and local authorities (including London Borough Councils). He is adept at providing advice and advocacy with matters involving civil and criminal litigation and enforcement. Kyle is therefore highly adaptable and brings an array of skillsets to cases.

Civil


Kyle accepts instructions in cases involving general civil litigation, injunctions/ contempt proceedings and debt recovery/contractual disputes. He has several years’ experience as a litigation paralegal at a private firm of solicitors and in-house as a legal officer/ court representative in the general litigation department at a London Borough Council. Here, he had conduct of caseloads involving debt recovery, landlord and tenant and property and housing litigation. As a Barrister, he has used this foundation to develop an expertise in acting in a variety of interim and final hearings/ trials involving general litigation, debt recovery, injunction and landlord and tenant cases. Kyle holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree which focused on alternative dispute resolution and costs sanctions. Kyle has conducted small claims and fast-track trials. He has also deal with a range of routine interim hearings such as case management hearings, strike out and set aside applications.

Local Government Kyle regularly advises and represents public authorities in relation to various applications and appeals under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (injunctions, community protection notices and criminal behaviour orders) and Environmental Protection Act 1990. He has particular experience of cross-jurisdictional (criminal/civil) cases and is able to deploy several years’ in-house experience of advising and representing London Borough Council departments in associated legal proceedings. Kyle has acted in cases on behalf of local authorities, housing associations, the Environment Agency, the Insolvency Service and the Director of Border Revenue.

Crime


In his criminal practice, Kyle prosecutes and defends in Magistrates’ and Crown Court cases. He deals with a broad range of trials, sentencing, appeals against conviction/sentence and other general criminal matters. Such cases have involved offences of driving, theft, assaults and drugs. He has prosecuted and defended in cases before juries in the Crown Court and acted in contested ancillary proceedings such as confiscation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002..

Professional Appointments


  • CPS Advocate Panel, Grade 1
  • Attorney General's Civil Panel Counsel (Junior Juniors)

Qualifications, Associations


  • LLM (Professional Legal Skills) – City University, London – Commendation
  • BPTC – City Law School – Very Competent
  • Law LLB – Oxford Brookes University – 2:1
  • Richard Ramsey Moot Cup Winner
  • Member of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple
Called 2015
Practice Areas: Civil, Crime

Email: clerks@westgate-chambers.co.uk

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