Zoe O'Sullivan QC


Year of Call: 1993 Year of Silk: 2015

“Very easy to work with and very hands-on. She is clearly fiercely intelligent, cares a lot about her cases and gets very absorbed in them.” “She shows strong analytical skills in dissecting facts and applying legal principles.”

Chambers & Partners UK, 2019

Practice Overview

Zoe O’Sullivan QC is a robust and experienced trial advocate. Her practice extends across a wide field of commercial litigation and arbitration, including banking, oil and gas, company law and civil fraud. She is particularly noted for her expertise in software development disputes and is recommended by Chambers and Partners under Information Technology. She has a long and successful track record in both obtaining and opposing urgent applications for interim relief including world-wide freezing orders, anti-suit injunctions and applications to the court under section 44 of the Arbitration Act 1996. Zoe is registered as a Registered Foreign Lawyer with the Singapore International Commercial Court. She also sits as an arbitrator and is on the arbitration panels of the ICC and the LCIA.

News & Events

  • News

    New Law Journal Profile: Zoe O’Sullivan

    In an interview for New Law Journal, Zoe O'Sullivan QC explains where her career began and some... Read More

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    New Tenant - Zoe O’Sullivan QC

    Serle Court is delighted to announce the arrival of Zoe O’Sullivan QC from One Essex Court, in... Read More

  • Events

    Commercial Series II: Fiduciary Duties in Commercial Contexts

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  • “Very technically able and very client-oriented”, “She’s got the brain the size of a planet”.

    Chambers UK, 2018
  • “Has a growing IT practice that sees her handling cases concerning software development and licensing, major contractural disputes and outsourcing issues. She is also experienced at handling media tech issues.”

    Chambers UK, 2017

Education & Qualifications

Oxford University, MA English Language and Literature (Congratulatory First)

City University, Diploma in Law (Distinction, Arbitrators’ Prize)

Languages

Zoe has a working knowledge of French and Spanish.

News & Events

  • News

    New Law Journal Profile: Zoe O’Sullivan

    In an interview for New Law Journal, Zoe O'Sullivan QC explains where her career began and some... Read More

    News

    New Tenant - Zoe O’Sullivan QC

    Serle Court is delighted to announce the arrival of Zoe O’Sullivan QC from One Essex Court, in... Read More