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Professor Suzanne Rab comments on recent competition law developments in the Law Society Gazette

Professor Suzanne Rab has commented in the Law Society Gazette on the challenges international companies face in navigating UK...

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Serle Court is delighted to welcome new tenant Ramyaa Veerabathran

We are delighted to welcome Ramyaa Veerabathran as a new junior tenant with effect from 1 July 2023. Ramyaa is a solicitor...

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Serle Court is delighted to welcome Thomas Fletcher as a member of chambers

Thomas is a prominent trusts and estates specialist and one of the co-authors of the definitive texts in these areas,...

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Serle Court publishes its 31st edition of serlespeak

Our latest issue of serlespeak focuses on Corporate Fraud and Insolvency. In this issue, our barristers explore recent...

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Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2023 report

Serle Court is delighted to be recognised in The Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2023 report. WWL's...

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Zoe O’Sullivan KC writes for ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes Magazine Issue 9

Zoe’s article titled ‘Some Hot Topics in Crypto Claims’ outlines whether crypto assets are property, and...

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Eid al-Adha Mubarak

Eid Al-Adha Mubarak from all of us at Serle Court. We wish you happiness, prosperity, peace and good health.

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Wilson Leung writes in New Law Journal on a recent Hong Kong judgment clarifying committal proceedings

Writing in New Law Journal, Wilson Leung discusses the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal’s recent decision in...

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Jennifer Haywood writes for London International Disputes Week 2023

Writing for London International Disputes Week 2023, Jennifer Haywood considers the Law Commission's recent updated proposal on reforms to jurisdictional...

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Andrew Francis writes for New Law Journal

As a number of recent cases have shown, claims in private nuisance are just as much a feature of the...

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Jennifer Haywood appointed to the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board

We would like to congratulate Jennifer Haywood on her appointment to the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. Jennifer’s practice...

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Michael Walsh acts for successful Claimants in landmark decision of the High Court

The High Court (Richards J) has handed down its second judgment in Prescott Place Freeholders Limited v Batin & Donovan [2023]...

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Diversity in Cricket: two Jewish Internationals tell their stories

Serle Court’s EDI committee and Daniel Lightman KC, co-author of the acclaimed book ‘Cricket Grounds from the...

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London Legal Walk 2023

The Serle Court team were delighted to take part in the London Legal Walk yesterday, supporting the London Legal Support...

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Jennifer Haywood discusses recent challenges to arbitral awards in The Global Legal Post

Writing in The Global Legal Post, Jennifer Haywood assesses a number of recent cases in which a party has sought,...

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Daniel Lightman KC and Charlotte Beynon consider liquidators’ claims against former directors in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Sequana

In their article for The International Insolvency & Restructuring Report 2023/2024 entitled ‘The light at the end of the tunnel...

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Professor Suzanne Rab interviewed on the upcoming merger between Vodafone and Three

Professor Suzanne Rab was interviewed this morning on BBC Radio 4's Today programme and BBC Radio Berkshire discussing the anticipated...

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Best Lawyers 2024

We are delighted that Serle Court’s barristers are recognised in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers....

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Harry Martin joins Serle Court

Serle Court is delighted to welcome Harry Martin as a member of chambers. Harry has a busy junior practice...

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Ivanishvili v Credit Suisse Trust Limited [2023] SGCH(I) 9

The Singapore International Commercial Court (International Judge Bergin) has today handed down judgment following the trial of the dispute between...

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SHORTLISTED: Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2023

Serle Court is delighted to be shortlisted for 'Set of the Year' at the Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2023.  ...

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Professor Suzanne Rab discusses European Commission approving Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision

Professor Suzanne Rab recently commented on the then upcoming European Commission's decision to approve the $68.7 billion proposed merger between...

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Judgment against fraudsters in multi-million-pound pension Ponzi scheme

Justin Higgo KC acted for the successful Claimant in Trafalgar Multi Asset Trading Company Ltd v Hadley & Ors [2023] EWHC 1184 ...

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Michael Walsh acts for the successful Respondent in the Court of Appeal in an important decision on adverse possession

In Healey v Fraine & Others [2023] EWCA Civ 549, the Court of Appeal has decided that Parliament did not intend to...

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Andrew Francis writes for The Law Society

In a recent article for The Law Society, “Words matter – interpreting clauses in a lease“, Andrew Francis...

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Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2023 - Constance McDonnell KC winner - Barrister of the Year Gold Award

Congratulations to Constance McDonnell KC winner of the Barrister of the Year Gold Award at the Citywealth Magic...

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Professor Suzanne Rab interviewed on the upcoming European decision on Microsoft’s planned takeover of Activision

Professor Suzanne Rab was interviewed this morning on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, discussing the European Commission's upcoming decision...

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Serle Court announces team restructure

A well-defined strategy to marry Chancery and commercial expertise at the highest level has driven Serle Court’s evolution...

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Legal 500 Private Practice Arbitration Powerlist - Middle East Region

We are delighted that Rupert Reed KC has been included in The Legal 500 Private Practice Arbitration Powerlist, which recognises many...

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World IP Day 2023

In response to World IP Day 2023 on Wednesday, 26th April, we would like to share this week’s...

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Jennifer Haywood writes for the Solicitors’ Journal

The Law Commission recently published a second consultation paper on three areas of potential reform to the Arbitration Act 1996. In...

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Floreat Investment Management Limited v Churchill & Ors [2023] EWCA Civ 440

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on Tuesday 25th April 2023 in Floreat Investment Management Limited v Churchill ...

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George Vare features in the University of Cambridge’s Mature students Q&A series

Serle Court’s, George Vare features in University of Cambridge’s Mature students Q&A series. University...

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Farewell and our heartfelt thanks to Serle Court’s longest serving clerk, Head Clerk, Steven Whitaker

Serle Court’s Head Clerk, Steve, will retire from duties at the end of this week.  His clerking...

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Stephanie Wickenden comments on Lidl’s successful trademark claim against Tesco

Stephanie Wickenden has commented in The Sunday Times on the recent judgment in Lidl v Tesco, whereby Lidl was successful...

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Hunt v Ubhi [2023] EWCA Civ 417

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on Wednesday, 19th April 2023, in Hunt v Ubhi [2023] EWCA Civ 417, in which...

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Eid al-Fitr Mubarak

Eid al-Fitr Mubarak from all of us at Serle Court. We wish you happiness, prosperity, peace and good health.

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Michael Edenborough KC recognised as a Lexology Legal Influencer Q1 2023 for IP - UK

Serle Court is delighted that Michael Edenborough KC has been recognised as a Lexology Legal Influencer Q1 2023 for IP -...

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The Legal 500 Middle East: The English Bar (commercial) 2023

Serle Court is pleased to be ranked by The Legal 500 Middle East guide 2023 for the English Bar (commercial) and is...

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London’s Top 15 Restructuring and Insolvency firms

Serle Court is delighted to be named by Business Today as one of London’s Top 15 Restructuring ...

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Silks Day 2023 - Dan McCourt Fritz takes silk at 15 years call

On Monday, 27th March 2023, Serle Court’s youngest KC, Dan McCourt Fritz, took silk. At only 15 years call, Dan...

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Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot: 31 March – 6 April 2023

Zoe O’Sullivan KC is currently in Vienna coaching the Middle Temple team at the Willem C. Vis International...

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Niamh Herrett and Joseph de Lacey write an in-depth article for Trusts & Trustees

Niamh Herrett and Joseph de Lacey of Farrer & Co have prepared an in-depth article, “Guardian Trust revisited”,...

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Michael Walsh and Sparsh Garg interviewed by Law360

Our new tenants, Michael Walsh and Sparsh Garg, have been interviewed by Law360 following their arrival at Serle Court. ...

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Commercial Litigation in Anglophone Africa, 2nd Edition

The second edition of Commercial Litigation in Anglophone Africa details the broad framework of the private international law...

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Jonathan Fowles writes an article for the Civil Society: Governance & Leadership

In a recent article for Civil Society: Governance & Leadership titled ‘A fine balance’, Serle Court's Jonathan...

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The 16th edition of Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws has been reviewed in the Law Society Gazette

The 16th edition of Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws has recently been reviewed in...

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Wilson Leung writes for Thought Leaders 4 Disputes Magazine Issue 8

Wilson Leung's article analyses the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal’s judgment in Fong Chak Kwan...

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Mediating trust and estates disputes

James Behrens discusses the use of mediation as an effective means of trust and estates alternative dispute resolution...

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Rupert Reed KC appointed to the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) Court

Our barrister and arbitrator, Rupert Reed KC, a leading member of our Middle East team, has been appointed to...

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Rupert Reed KC has been appointed to the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) Court

We are pleased to announce that Rupert Reed KC, a leading member of our Middle East team, has been appointed...

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Andrew Francis writes for New Law Journal

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in Fearn & Ors. v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery which...

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Jennifer Haywood to attend Paris Arbitration Week 2023

One of Serle Court's arbitrators, Jennifer Haywood, will attend Paris Arbitration Week taking place from 27-31 March 2023. This event...

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Michael Walsh joins Serle Court as a full-time member of chambers

Serle Court is delighted to welcome Michael Walsh as a full-time member of chambers. Michael frequently appears in...

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