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Year of Call: 2017 jrandall@serlecourt.co.uk

Overview

Jamie joined Chambers in October 2018 following the completion of pupillage. His pupil supervisors were James Brightwell, Matthew Morrison, Gareth Tilley, and James Weale. During pupillage Jamie was exposed to a broad range of Commercial and Chancery matters, including the four day hearing in the Privy Council of Investec v Glenalla and a week-long High Court trial concerning various financial torts.

Jamie completed the GDL (distinction) and BPTC (outstanding) at City University. Prior to coming to the Bar, Jamie gained a first class degree in Classics from Brasenose College, Oxford and spent three years working for the strategy consultancy firm, Oliver Wyman. His work at Oliver Wyman was predominantly focused on the financial services sector. During his time at Oliver Wyman, he also successfully completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst exams.

Areas of Expertise and Cases


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Commercial Litigation

Assisted Ruth den Besten (led by Andrew Onslow QC) acting for the respondent in a summary judgment application concerning the formation of a contract where it had not been signed and the parties had continued to negotiate (Rosalina v New Balance [2018] EWHC 1014 (QB)).

Assisted Gareth Tilley in representing the claimant at a mediation concerning whether a contract for services guaranteed specified volumes of work to the claimant.

Assisted Gareth Tilley (led by Rupert Reed QC) in applications in the DIFC Court of First Instance for various types of injunctive relief to prevent one of the parties to a joint venture from taking further action that would make it impossible to run the school which they had established.

Assisted James Weale (led by Rupert Reed QC) in an application for a freezing injunction in the DIFC Court of First Instance relating to a claim for breach of contract and fraud of c. $30m.

Assisted James Weale in advising on a claim for the breach of a restrictive covenant by a former franchisee.

Assisted Dan Fritz in acting for the defendant in a claim alleging breach of contract and unlawful interference, following the termination of a contract for the provision of mortgage advisory services.


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Trusts and Probate

Assisted James Brightwell (led by Simon Taube QC) in acting for the former trustees of the Tchenguiz Family Trust in eight appeals to the Privy Council. The primary issue was the application of Article 32 of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 to a non-Jersey contract, but it also raised questions as to the right of restitution in the context of a contractual matrix and strike out for abuse of process (Investec Trust (Guernsey) Ltd v Glenalla Properties Ltd [2018] 2 WLR 1465).

Assisted James Weale in preparation for the hearing on costs following the trial of a claim under the Inheritance Act 1975 by the Deceased’s infant children (Ubbi v Ubbi). 


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Civil Fraud

Assisted Matthew Morrison (led by Philip Marshall QC) in acting for the claimant energy company in a High Court trial for claims that the defendants had committed the financial torts of unlawful interference, inducing breach of contract, and unlawful means conspiracy (BES v Scrivener and Mooney).

Assisted Matthew Morrison in defending a claim brought in the Royal Court of Guernsey for the fraudulent assignation of a deed.

Assisted Matthew Morrison in advising the claimants on claims of fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty in relation to a joint venture investment of over €50m.

Assisted Gareth Tilley in advising the claimant in relation to potential fraud and breach of fiduciary causing losses to a registered charity of c. £4m. 

Assisted Gareth Tilley in acting for the claimant in relation to claims to set aside property transfers on the basis of fraud, undue influence and unconscionability.


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Company

Assisted Gareth Tilley in defending a claim to rectify the register and a petition for unfair prejudice, following a director’s misuse of expenses. 


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Property

Assisted Richard Wilson QC in the preparation of written submissions for a hearing in the Court of Appeal on the question of whether there was a sufficient level of unconscionability in order for a proprietary estoppel claim to be established (Habberfield v Habberfield). 

Jamie Randall

Jamie Randall

Year of Call: 2017
Email: jrandall@serlecourt.co.uk

Overview

Jamie joined Chambers in October 2018 following the completion of pupillage. His pupil supervisors were James Brightwell, Matthew Morrison, Gareth Tilley, and James Weale. During pupillage Jamie was exposed to a broad range of Commercial and Chancery matters, including the four day hearing in the Privy Council of Investec v Glenalla and a week-long High Court trial concerning various financial torts.

Jamie completed the GDL (distinction) and BPTC (outstanding) at City University. Prior to coming to the Bar, Jamie gained a first class degree in Classics from Brasenose College, Oxford and spent three years working for the strategy consultancy firm, Oliver Wyman. His work at Oliver Wyman was predominantly focused on the financial services sector. During his time at Oliver Wyman, he also successfully completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst exams.

Areas of expertise

Commercial Litigation

Assisted Ruth den Besten (led by Andrew Onslow QC) acting for the respondent in a summary judgment application concerning the formation of a contract where it had not been signed and the parties had continued to negotiate (Rosalina v New Balance [2018] EWHC 1014 (QB)).

Assisted Gareth Tilley in representing the claimant at a mediation concerning whether a contract for services guaranteed specified volumes of work to the claimant.

Assisted Gareth Tilley (led by Rupert Reed QC) in applications in the DIFC Court of First Instance for various types of injunctive relief to prevent one of the parties to a joint venture from taking further action that would make it impossible to run the school which they had established.

Assisted James Weale (led by Rupert Reed QC) in an application for a freezing injunction in the DIFC Court of First Instance relating to a claim for breach of contract and fraud of c. $30m.

Assisted James Weale in advising on a claim for the breach of a restrictive covenant by a former franchisee.

Assisted Dan Fritz in acting for the defendant in a claim alleging breach of contract and unlawful interference, following the termination of a contract for the provision of mortgage advisory services.

Trusts and Probate

Assisted James Brightwell (led by Simon Taube QC) in acting for the former trustees of the Tchenguiz Family Trust in eight appeals to the Privy Council. The primary issue was the application of Article 32 of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 to a non-Jersey contract, but it also raised questions as to the right of restitution in the context of a contractual matrix and strike out for abuse of process (Investec Trust (Guernsey) Ltd v Glenalla Properties Ltd [2018] 2 WLR 1465).

Assisted James Weale in preparation for the hearing on costs following the trial of a claim under the Inheritance Act 1975 by the Deceased’s infant children (Ubbi v Ubbi). 

Civil Fraud

Assisted Matthew Morrison (led by Philip Marshall QC) in acting for the claimant energy company in a High Court trial for claims that the defendants had committed the financial torts of unlawful interference, inducing breach of contract, and unlawful means conspiracy (BES v Scrivener and Mooney).

Assisted Matthew Morrison in defending a claim brought in the Royal Court of Guernsey for the fraudulent assignation of a deed.

Assisted Matthew Morrison in advising the claimants on claims of fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty in relation to a joint venture investment of over €50m.

Assisted Gareth Tilley in advising the claimant in relation to potential fraud and breach of fiduciary causing losses to a registered charity of c. £4m. 

Assisted Gareth Tilley in acting for the claimant in relation to claims to set aside property transfers on the basis of fraud, undue influence and unconscionability.

Company

Assisted Gareth Tilley in defending a claim to rectify the register and a petition for unfair prejudice, following a director’s misuse of expenses. 

Property

Assisted Richard Wilson QC in the preparation of written submissions for a hearing in the Court of Appeal on the question of whether there was a sufficient level of unconscionability in order for a proprietary estoppel claim to be established (Habberfield v Habberfield). 

Qualifications

Brasenose College, University of Oxford: BA Classics (First Class)

City Law School: GDL (Distinction)

City Law School: BPTC (Outstanding)


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