Stephanie Thompson


Year of Call: 2017

Practice Overview

Stephanie joined chambers in October 2018 following the successful completion of her pupillage. Her pupil supervisors were Dakis Hagen QC, Constance McDonnell, Dan McCourt Fritz and Ruth den Besten. During pupillage Stephanie worked on cases in each of Chambers’ areas of practice.

Prior to joining Serle Court, Stephanie was a barrister in New Zealand for three years. She appeared regularly in the New Zealand High Court and Court of Appeal, including as junior counsel in several fraud trials and unled on interlocutory matters. She also completed an LLM at the University of Cambridge, where she received the BRD Clarke Prize for coming first in her year and prizes for coming first in each of her four subjects.

News & Events

  • News

    Teare J hands down judgment in Deripaska and Danilina v Chernukhin case

    Judgment was handed down yesterday, Thursday 7 February by Teare J in the Deripaska and Danilina v Chernukhin case [2019] EWHC 173 (Comm),... Read More

    News

    The Lawyer recognises four cases involving Serle Court members in its ‘Top 20 Cases of 2019’

    Today The Lawyer revealed its Top 20 Cases of 2019.  The write-up notes that four members of Serle Court are instructed... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference in New York

    Location: InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, 111 East, 48th Street, New York 10017 Read More

Education & Qualifications

LLM (Distinction) University of Cambridge

BA, LLB (Hons) University of Auckland

Called to the New Zealand Bar in 2013

Prizes

BRD Clarke Prize for Best Overall Performance in the LLM (Cambridge)

Goff and Jones Prize for the Law of Restitution (Cambridge)

3 Verulam Buildings Prize for International Commercial Litigation (Cambridge)

Travers Smith Prize for International Commercial Tax (Cambridge)

Volterra Fietta Prize for International Investment Law (Cambridge)

Glanville Williams Prize for the LLM (Jesus College, Cambridge)

Russell Vick Prize for Law (Jesus College, Cambridge)

New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin Scholarship, Gordon Watson Scholarship, Spencer Mason Scholarship and LB Wood Scholarship (2016)

Prizes for Company Law and Agency Law (University of Auckland)

News & Events

  • News

    Teare J hands down judgment in Deripaska and Danilina v Chernukhin case

    Judgment was handed down yesterday, Thursday 7 February by Teare J in the Deripaska and Danilina v Chernukhin case [2019] EWHC 173 (Comm),... Read More

    News

    The Lawyer recognises four cases involving Serle Court members in its ‘Top 20 Cases of 2019’

    Today The Lawyer revealed its Top 20 Cases of 2019.  The write-up notes that four members of Serle Court are instructed... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference in New York

    Location: InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, 111 East, 48th Street, New York 10017 Read More