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“one of the very best commercial chancery sets, and one of the few that genuinely competes in both traditional chancery and commercial litigation”
Chambers UK
Serle Court “offers a variety of skill sets that others can’t provide, and houses some of the biggest names at the Bar”
Chambers UK
"The ‘go-to’ set for international trusts work, Serle Court houses ‘first-rate advisers, who also pull their weight as part of a team"
Legal 500
"The set is “a cut above the rest for commercial litigation, fraud and general chancery work”
Chambers UK
“Serle Court is the ‘go-to set for offshore litigation involving trusts and civil fraud’”
Legal 500

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Patrick Talbot QC

Year of Call 1969 Year of Silk 1990

    Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Chancery
  • Civil Fraud
  • Property
  • Company
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Sports, Entertainment and Media
  • Professional Negligence
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Partnership and LLP
  • International & Offshore

Frank Hinks QC

Year of Call 1973 Year of Silk 2000

    Areas of Expertise

  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Partnership and LLP
  • Property
  • Charities
  • Chancery
  • International & Offshore

Paul Chaisty QC

Year of Call 1982 Year of Silk 2001

    Areas of Expertise

  • Chancery
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Company
  • Civil Fraud
  • Insolvency
  • Partnership and LLP
  • Property
  • Sports, Entertainment and Media
  • Professional Negligence
  • International & Offshore

Philip Jones QC

Year of Call 1985 Year of Silk 2006

    Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Fraud
  • Insolvency
  • Company
  • Partnership and LLP
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Property
  • Chancery
  • Professional Negligence
  • Charities
  • Arbitration
  • Private International Law
  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax
  • International & Offshore

Christopher Stoner QC

Year of Call 1991 Year of Silk 2010

    Areas of Expertise

  • Professional Negligence
  • Regulatory and Disciplinary
  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Property
  • Sports, Entertainment and Media
  • Arbitration

Rupert Reed QC

Year of Call 1996 Year of Silk 2014

    Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Financial Services
  • Civil Fraud
  • Company
  • Partnership and LLP
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Regulatory and Disciplinary
  • Chancery
  • International & Offshore

Richard Wilson QC

Year of Call 1996 Year of Silk 2016

    Areas of Expertise

  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Civil Fraud
  • International & Offshore
  • Company
  • Private International Law
  • Property
  • Chancery
  • Tax

Andrew Francis

Year of Call 1977

    Areas of Expertise

  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Competition Law and State Aid
  • EU Law
  • Chancery

James Behrens

Year of Call 1979

    Areas of Expertise

  • Company
  • Insolvency
  • Partnership and LLP
  • Property
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate

Richard Walford

Year of Call 1984

    Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Company
  • Professional Negligence
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Property
  • Civil Fraud
  • Insolvency
  • Chancery

Kathryn Purkis

Year of Call 1991

    Areas of Expertise

  • International & Offshore
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Civil Fraud
  • Chancery
  • Property
  • Commercial Litigation

Andrew Bruce

Year of Call 1992

    Areas of Expertise

  • Property
  • Professional Negligence
  • Art
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Civil Fraud
  • Chancery

Thomas Braithwaite

Year of Call 1998

    Areas of Expertise

  • Property
  • Partnership and LLP
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Company
  • Insolvency
  • Professional Negligence

Ruth Jordan

Year of Call 2001

    Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Fraud
  • Company
  • Insolvency
  • Property
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Tax
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Charities
  • Chancery
  • International & Offshore

Jonathan Fowles

Year of Call 2004

    Areas of Expertise

  • Charities
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Property
  • Chancery

James Weale

Year of Call 2007

    Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Insolvency
  • Company
  • Art
  • Sports, Entertainment and Media
  • Regulatory and Disciplinary
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Civil Fraud
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Charities
  • Intellectual Property

Jonathan McDonagh

Year of Call 2011

    Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Fraud
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Property
  • International & Offshore

Amy Proferes

Year of Call 2012

    Areas of Expertise

  • Company
  • Insolvency
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Property
  • Partnership and LLP
  • Professional Negligence
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Civil Fraud
  • Private International Law
  • Chancery
  • Court of Protection

Eleni Dinenis

Year of Call 2015

    Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Fraud
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Property
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Chancery
  • Company

Gregor Hogan

Year of Call 2016

    Areas of Expertise

  • Company
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • Partnership and LLP
  • Property
  • International & Offshore
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Chancery
  • Civil Fraud
  • Charities

Jamie Randall

Year of Call 2017

    Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Fraud
  • Private Client Trusts and Probate
  • International & Offshore
  • Private International Law
  • Company
  • Insolvency
  • Property