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Year of Call: 2015 edinenis@serlecourt.co.uk

Overview

Eleni joined Chambers in October 2016 following the successful completion of pupillage. Her pupil supervisors were Ruth den Besten, Giles Richardson, Matthew Morrison and Richard Wilson QC. During pupillage she was involved in cases across a broad range of Chambers’ practice areas.

Eleni is currently on secondment to the Supreme Court where she is working as a judicial assistant to Lord Reed and Lord Hughes.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Eleni worked as an investment banker in mergers and acquisitions in the financial institutions sector.

Areas of Expertise and Cases


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Civil Fraud

Assisted Ruth den Besten for the claimant in proceedings relating to misappropriation of assets by a charity executive.

Assisted Ruth den Besten in responding to an application for s.25 and other interim relief (Ras Al Kaimah Investment Authority v Bestfort & Ors [2015] EWHC 3383 (Ch.))

Assisted Ruth den Besten for the claimant in proceedings alleging that an investment was procured by fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation (Sears v Minco [2016] EWHC 433 (Ch)).


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Banking

During pupillage Eleni assisted with a variety of banking matters, including claims in relation to the wrongful sale of interest rate hedging products, and proceedings on behalf of a European bank challenging a European Enforcement Order in the context of a special administration under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (2014/59/EU).


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Commercial Litigation

Assisted Ruth den Besten in responding to an application for s.25 and other interim relief (Ras Al Kaimah Investment Authority v Bestfort & Ors [2015] EWHC 3383 (Ch.))


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Insolvency

Assisted in proceedings defending claims brought by a liquidator under sections 238(1) and 241(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Assisted in proceedings on behalf of a European bank challenging a European Enforcement Order in the context of a special administration under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (2014/59/EU).

Assisted with advice relating to vesting orders of disclaimed leases in the context of a corporate insolvency.


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Property

Assisted in proceedings defending an application for an order under s.14 TOLATA, and appeared in the County Court in a successful interim application to adduce further evidence.

Assisted in a mediation relating to a dispute over the beneficial ownership of property in a partnership context.

Assisted in providing advice in relation to vesting orders of disclaimed leases in the context of a corporate insolvency.


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Trusts and Probate

During pupillage Eleni gained experience in a variety of trusts and probate matters including assisting with advice relating to liability for breach of trust, deed drafting, claims under the Inheritance Act 1975, and a claim to determine the construction of a Will.



Eleni Dinenis

Eleni Dinenis

Year of Call: 2015
Email: edinenis@serlecourt.co.uk

Overview

Eleni joined Chambers in October 2016 following the successful completion of pupillage. Her pupil supervisors were Ruth den Besten, Giles Richardson, Matthew Morrison and Richard Wilson QC. During pupillage she was involved in cases across a broad range of Chambers’ practice areas.

Eleni is currently on secondment to the Supreme Court where she is working as a judicial assistant to Lord Reed and Lord Hughes.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Eleni worked as an investment banker in mergers and acquisitions in the financial institutions sector.

Areas of expertise

Civil Fraud

Assisted Ruth den Besten for the claimant in proceedings relating to misappropriation of assets by a charity executive.

Assisted Ruth den Besten in responding to an application for s.25 and other interim relief (Ras Al Kaimah Investment Authority v Bestfort & Ors [2015] EWHC 3383 (Ch.))

Assisted Ruth den Besten for the claimant in proceedings alleging that an investment was procured by fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation (Sears v Minco [2016] EWHC 433 (Ch)).

Banking

During pupillage Eleni assisted with a variety of banking matters, including claims in relation to the wrongful sale of interest rate hedging products, and proceedings on behalf of a European bank challenging a European Enforcement Order in the context of a special administration under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (2014/59/EU).

Commercial Litigation

Assisted Ruth den Besten in responding to an application for s.25 and other interim relief (Ras Al Kaimah Investment Authority v Bestfort & Ors [2015] EWHC 3383 (Ch.))

Insolvency

Assisted in proceedings defending claims brought by a liquidator under sections 238(1) and 241(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Assisted in proceedings on behalf of a European bank challenging a European Enforcement Order in the context of a special administration under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (2014/59/EU).

Assisted with advice relating to vesting orders of disclaimed leases in the context of a corporate insolvency.

Property

Assisted in proceedings defending an application for an order under s.14 TOLATA, and appeared in the County Court in a successful interim application to adduce further evidence.

Assisted in a mediation relating to a dispute over the beneficial ownership of property in a partnership context.

Assisted in providing advice in relation to vesting orders of disclaimed leases in the context of a corporate insolvency.

Trusts and Probate

During pupillage Eleni gained experience in a variety of trusts and probate matters including assisting with advice relating to liability for breach of trust, deed drafting, claims under the Inheritance Act 1975, and a claim to determine the construction of a Will.

Qualifications

BPTC, City University
GDL, City University
BA (Hons), Oxford University

Languages

German, Greek


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