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Court of Appeal upholds sentence in major committal application relating to complex and long-running fraud case

The Court of Appeal has upheld a 12-month imprisonment sentence for serious breaches of asset disclosure obligations in a complex...

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High Court ruling approved in Glenea Contracts Limited v Phillip Friel [2024] EWHC 1243 (Ch)

High Court ruling: Manager overpaying himself from company account deemed a true trustee Businesses that fall victim to employee fraud...

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Andrew Francis writes for New Law Journal: BEWARE THE BOILERPLATES!

In an article for New Law Journal,  Andrew Francis covers the recent judgement in Mackenzie v...

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Chambers HNW Awards 2024

We are pleased to congratulate two Serle Court Juniors, Gregor Hogan and Stephanie Thompson, who have both been shortlisted as...

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Court of Appeal gives guidance in which a group of claimants can together issue one claim form

Morris and others v Williams & Co Solicitors (a firm) [2024] EWCA Civ 376 The Court of Appeal has given guidance on...

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Supreme Court Rules on Jurisdiction to Grant Anti-Suit Injunction in Support of Foreign-Seat Arbitration Clause

The Supreme Court has today (23rd April 2024) given its decision in UniCredit Bank GmbH v RusChemAlliance LLC ...

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Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd and Others v Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited [2024] CA (Bda) 7 Civ

Jonathan Adkin KC and Adil Mohamedbhai continue to act for the dissenters in Re Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited, a...

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DIFC Court of Appeal grants permission to appeal on the basis that the decision in Sandra Holding is arguably wrong

In the ongoing proceedings in Carmon Reesttrutura-Engenharia v Cuenda, the DIFC Court of Appeal has granted permission to appeal on...

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Legal 500 EMEA Rankings 2024

The Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2024 has just been released.  Serle Court has been recognised as leading set in the Commercial...

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George Vare writes for LexisNexis

In an article for LexisNexis, George Vare analyses the recent decision in Leonard v Leonard [2024] EWHC 321 (ChD) in which George...

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ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes - 60 Second Interview with Jonathan Upton

Jonathan Upton features in the latest edition of the ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes Magazine Issue 12 'Clarity In Conflict: New Perspectives On...

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Serle Court collect the ‘Middle East-Wide Dispute Resolution: Leading UK Barristers’ Set’ award at the Chambers and Partners Middle East Awards 2024

We are thrilled to announce that Serle Court has been awarded the Middle East-Wide Dispute Resolution: Leading UK Barristers’...

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Dan McCourt Fritz KC and Andrew Gurr act in successful committal application

The High Court has handed down a sentence of 12 months against the Respondent to a committal application in the long-running...

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Lifestyle Equities CV and another (Respondents) v Amazon UK Services Ltd and others (Appellants) [2024] UKSC 8

Michael Edenborough KC and Thomas St Quintin (Hogarth Chambers) (instructed by Brandsmiths) acted for the successful Respondent in...

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Wilson Leung writes for ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Magazine Issue 16 on interim receivers

In the latest issue of ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Magazine, Wilson Leung looks at the court’s power to appoint an...

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Paul Adams writes for Trust & Trustees

In an article for Trust & Trustees, Paul Adams discusses the circumstances in which proprietary claims can be made by...

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Niamh Herrett writes for Lexis Nexis

In an article for Lexis Nexis, Niamh Herrett discusses the recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Easygroup Ltd...

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Loveridge v Povey and Ors [2024] EWHC 329 (Ch)

Dan McCourt Fritz KC and Ramyaa Veerabathran successfully represented the respondent controlling shareholder, Ivy Loveridge, in an application made by...

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Annual Case Review 2023

We are delighted to announce the publication of our Annual Case Review 2023.  “Members of Serle Court have been...

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Building Bridges in European and Human Rights Law

On Thursday 11 April, the Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn will be holding the launch and presentation of “Building Bridges...

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Judgment has been handed down by the Court of Appeal in THG plc and others v. Zedra Trust Company (Jersey) Limited [2024] EWCA Civ 158.

Lance Ashworth KC and Dan McCourt Fritz KC acted on behalf of the successful appellants, THG plc and others, in...

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Matthew Innes writes for LexisNexis

In an article for LexisNexis Restructuring & Insolvency, Matthew Innes discusses the recent decision of the High Court in the...

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Andrew Francis writes for New Law Journal

In this article Andrew Francis considers (with reference to a recent judgment of the Planning Court in House v Waverley...

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Judgment has today been handed down in Leonard v Leonard [2024] EWHC 321(ChD) after a 12-day trial before Mrs Justice Joanna Smith DBE

Constance McDonnell KC and George Vare, assisted by Anneliese Mondschein, acted on behalf of the successful Claimants in this contested...

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Chambers Global Guide 2024

Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked as a set in the following practice areas...

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Jennifer Haywood has recently joined the new Abu Dhabi International Arbitration Centre’s list of arbitrators

Serle Court is delighted to announce that Jennifer Haywood has recently joined the new Abu Dhabi International Arbitration Centre&rsquo...

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Crafts Group LLC v MS Indeutsch International [2024] EWCA Civ 87

Michael Edenborough KC and Stephanie Wickenden have successfully represented Crafts Group in their appeal to the Court of Appeal in...

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Serle Court invites applications from established Commercial Chancery practitioners

Serle Court invites applications from established Commercial Chancery practitioners.  For further information or an initial meeting in confidence, please...

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Blackhorse Investments (Borough) Limited v The London Borough of Southwark [2024] UKUT 33 (LC)

Jonathan Upton has successfully resisted an application to set aside the whole of a final order modifying covenants in a...

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Judgment has been handed down in Docklock Limited v C Christo & Co Limited [2024] EWCA Civ 45

Daniel Lightman KC and Reuben Comiskey (of Radcliffe Chambers), instructed by Stephen Baker of Herrington Carmichael, represented the successful appellants...

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Serle Court publishes its 32nd edition of serlespeak

Our latest issue of serlespeak focuses on Arbitration. In this issue, our barristers explore key cases and developments...

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The second edition of ‘Research Handbook on International Insurance Law and Regulation’ has been published

A thoroughly revised second edition of the ‘Research Handbook on International Insurance Law and Regulation’ provides an updated...

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6 Serle Court barristers ranked in Private Client Global Elite Directory 2024

Richard Wilson KC, Dakis Hagen KC, Constance McDonnell KC, Giles Richardson KC, Adil Mohamedbhai and Stephanie Thompson...

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Thatchers Cider Company Limited v Aldi Stores Limited [2024] EWHC 88 (IPEC)

Stephanie Wickenden and Niamh Herrett successfully represented Aldi in Thatchers Cider Company Limited v Aldi Stores Limited. The dispute concerned ...

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Case Highlights of 2023

Grand View Private Trust Co Ltd and another (Respondents) v Wong and others [2022] UKPC 47 On 8 December 2022, the Privy Council handed...

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Serle Court is shortlisted for two awards at the Lexis Nexis Legal Awards 2024

We are pleased to announce that Serle Court has been shortlisted for two awards at the Lexis Nexis Legal Awards 2024...

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Who’s Who Legal UK Report

We are pleased to announce that our barristers have been recommended in the Who’s Who Legal UK report...

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The Lawyer Top 20 Cases 2024

Serle Court barristers feature The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases for 2024. To read the article in full, view on...

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Serle Court is delighted to announce that Anneliese Mondschein has joined Chambers with effect from Monday, 8th January

Serle Court is delighted to announce that Anneliese Mondschein has joined Chambers with effect from Monday, 8th January, upon...

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Leading property litigation barrister joins Serle Court

Serle Court is delighted to announce that leading property litigation barrister Jonathan Upton has joined Chambers. Jonathan’s cases...

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The Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) has ruled in an application under section 179 of the Enterprise Act 2002 by Motorola for review of the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA)...

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) has ruled in an application under section 179 of the Enterprise Act 2002 by Motorola...

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easyGroup Ltd v Easy Live (Services) Ltd & Ors [2023] EWCA Civ 1508

Michael Edenborough KC and Stephanie Wickenden successfully represented easyGroup on appeal in easyGroup v Easy Live (Services) Ltd. Having established...

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Shortlisted: Citywealth Brand Management & Reputation Awards 2024

We are delighted to announce that Serle Court and a member of our Business Development team have been shortlisted...

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11th edition of ‘Fleming’s The Law of Torts’ has been published

Congratulations to John Eldridge on the publication of the 11th edition of Fleming's The Law of Torts...

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Michael Edenborough KC successfully acts for Oatly in trade mark dispute

Michael Edenborough KC acted for Oatly in a High Court appeal from the UK IPO concerning the use of...

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Festive Period Opening Hours 2023

During the holiday period, our opening hours are as follows: Friday, 22nd December: Normal hours  Wednesday 27th ...

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Stephanie Wickenden represents Andrew Lloyd Webber and Trevor Nunn in defeating copyright claim for song from Cats

Stephanie Wickenden has successfully defended a copyright claim brought against Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Trevor Nunn in relation...

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