Timothy Collingwood


Year of Call: 1996

Has a more cerebral approach to things and is someone to go to for complex cases. He has excellent legal analysis and gets down to details on the money front. He can figure out where the money went and who took it.” “Responsive and very pleasant to work with, he is someone whose written work is always precise, clear and informative.

Chambers & Partners

Practice Overview

Tim has a broad commercial and chancery practice, with a particular emphasis on litigation concerning issues in respect of commercial agreements and company, insolvency and international trusts matters.  The directories recognise him as a leading practitioner in these fields.  He has extensive experience of claims concerning breaches of duty, in particular in respect of directors or trustees and frequently involving allegations of fraud, and of shareholder disputes.

Prior to commencing practice in this jurisdiction, Tim was called to the bar in the Cayman Islands and practised as an attorney-at-law.  He continues to undertake work in respect of a number of offshore jurisdictions. He is called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands.

News & Events

  • News

    ‘This new standard practitioners’ textbook is more than living up to its well-deserved reputation for wisdom and thoroughness,’ writes Lord Briggs of Westbourne

    The Sixth Edition of “Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice and Procedure”, Oxford University Press was published on 20 December 2018. ... Read More

    News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

  • Events

    Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice and Procedure, 6th Edition - Hong Kong book launch

    Location: Hong Kong 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

  • Highly engaging and is quick to work out strategies.” “A guru because he’s involved in writing the book on shareholder rights and remedies. He knows everything and is a very collaborative barrister to work with.

    Chambers & Partners (2018)
  • He is great team player and has a full handle on the detail.” “He’s very client-friendly and he explains things well.

    Chambers & Partners (2017)

Education & Qualifications

BA, BCL: Magdalen College, Oxford

Appointments

Called to the Bar in the British Virgin Islands 2018

Called to the Bar in the Cayman Islands 1997

Practised as attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 1997

Part time lecturer, King’s College London, 1995-6

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association

Commercial Bar Association

Languages

French (working knowledge)

VAT Number

707364045

Personal interests include:

Swimming, water sports and cycling.

News & Events

  • News

    ‘This new standard practitioners’ textbook is more than living up to its well-deserved reputation for wisdom and thoroughness,’ writes Lord Briggs of Westbourne

    The Sixth Edition of “Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice and Procedure”, Oxford University Press was published on 20 December 2018. ... Read More

    News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

  • Events

    Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice and Procedure, 6th Edition - Hong Kong book launch

    Location: Hong Kong 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