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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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Sparsh Garg joins Serle Court as a full-time member of chambers

Serle Court is delighted to welcome Sparsh Garg as a full-time member of chambers. Sparsh is a chancery and commercial...

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International Women’s Day 2023

This month Serle Court will attend several events to celebrate and support International Women’s Day on Wednesday, 8th...

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Russian bank ruling clarifies UK sanctions regime

Writing in Law360, Zoe O'Sullivan KC assesses the decision in PJSC National Bank Trust v Mints [2023] EWHC 118 (Comm), discussing...

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Serle Court Annual Case Review 2022

Serle Court is delighted to announce the publication of its Annual Case Review 2022. In 2022, Serle Court was once...

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Serle Court Clerk, Felicity Wall features in seventh episode of The Institute of Barristers’ Clerks Podcast.

Serle Court Clerk, Felicity Wall features in seventh episode of The Institute of Barristers’ Clerks Podcast. Felicity Wall...

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Bitcoin networks may owe fiduciary duties to bitcoin owners

In a recent article for the UK Tech News, Serle Court's Zoe O’Sullivan KC writes about...

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Zoe O’Sullivan KC appointed to the SIAC Panel of Arbitrators

We are delighted to announce that Zoe O’Sullivan KC has been appointed to the SIAC Panel of Arbitrators. ...

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Serle Court is one of the first 10 chambers to sign up to The Chambers Pro Bono Framework

We are very pleased to announce that Serle Court is one of the first 10 chambers to sign up to The...

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Chambers Global Guide 2023

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

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Pleading Issues: Pick Your Battles, a recent article in the New Law Journal by Daniel Lightman KC and Charlotte Beynon

In Pleading Issues: Pick Your Battles, a recent article in the New Law Journal, Daniel Lightman KC and Charlotte Beynon...

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Professor Suzanne Rab comments in The Times on landmark lorry cartel ruling

DAF, a Dutch market-leading lorry manufacturer, has been ordered to pay Royal Mail and BT around £20mn following a...

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Zoe O’Sullivan KC has recently joined The BVI International Arbitration Centre’s Arbitration Panel

The BVI International Arbitration Centre recently announced that Zoe O'Sullivan KC has joined their arbitration panel. Zoe is one...

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Jinxin v Aser Media Pte: Legal professional privilege, work emails and company servers

Tim Benham-Mirando recently appeared (unled) for the successful Fifth Defendant (instructed by Fladgate LLP) in the case of Jinxin v...

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PJSC National Bank Trust v Mints [2023] EWHC 118 (Comm)

Mrs Justice Cockerill has recently handed down judgment in PJSC National Bank Trust v Mints [2023] EWHC 118 (Comm) in...

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Decisions in Gorbachev v Guriev

Niamh Herrett, with Joseph de Lacey and Jennifer Ridgway of Farrer & Co, have examined the recent High Court and...

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Re-thinking litigation workflows for the 21st century

David Blayney KC writes in The Barrister about his experience of the growing challenges faced by litigation teams that...

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Dusoruth v Orca: does the absence of a liquidated debt automatically lead to the annulment of a bankruptcy order?

Wilson Leung and Ryan Tang (Pupil at Serle Court) have written an article for New Law Journal, reviewing ICC Judge...

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How to instruct English barristers from anywhere in the world

On Wednesday, Lance Ashworth KC, Wilson Leung, Sophie Holcombe, and Oliver Jones had the pleasure of participating in...

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Chancery Master Appointment: James Brightwell

Serle Court is delighted to announce that the King has appointed James Brightwell to be a Master of the...

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6 Serle Court barristers feature in The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases for 2023

Three cases involving 6 members of Serle Court have been featured in The Lawyer's Top 20 cases for 2023, published on 16 January....

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SHORTLISTED: Legal Cheek Awards 2023

Serle Court is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in three categories at the ...

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Dan McCourt Fritz to be appointed King’s Counsel

Serle Court is delighted to announce that Dan McCourt Fritz will be appointed King’s Counsel in March this...

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Another exciting year of Pupillage starts today with the opening of applications via the Pupillage Gateway

‘Serle Court is a friendly, inclusive group of people who think it important to balance excellence in our work...

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Festive Period Opening Hours

During the holiday period, our opening hours are as follows: Friday, 23rd December 2022: Normal hours  Wednesday, 28th December 2022: 09:00 – 18:00 ...

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The 11th Edition of Tudor on Charities (Sweet & Maxwell, Thomson Reuters) has been published

Serle Court is delighted to announce that the 11th Edition of Tudor on Charities (Sweet & Maxwell, Thomson Reuters) has...

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6 Serle Court barristers ranked in Private Client Global Elite Directory 2023

We are delighted to announce that 6 Serle Court barristers are ranked in Legal Week's Private...

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JCPC hands down judgment in Jean-Charles v The Attorney General of The Bahamas and ors [2022] UKPC 51

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has handed down its advice in Jean-Charles v The Attorney General of The...

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Whitehall & Industry Group / UK Regulators Network: Exploring the role of regulation post Brexit

Professor Suzanne Rab spoke at the Whitehall & Industry Group and UK Regulators Network virtual event which took place on 1...

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Chambers & Partners Stars at the Bar 2023

We are delighted that Paul Chaisty KC and Philip Jones KC have both been named by Chambers and Partners...

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Shandong Chenming v Arjowiggins - Hong Kong’s top Court relaxes the “benefit” requirement for winding up a foreign company

Wilson Leung has written an article for ThoughtLeaders 4 FIRE Magazine Issue 11 - Year in Review 2022. The article reviews the Hong...

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SHORTLISTED: Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that Constance McDonnell KC has been shortlisted for the ‘Barrister of the Year' ...

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Financial Services and Markets Bill: from retained EU law, to revocation and restatement

In the November edition of the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Professor Suzanne Rab examines the Financial Services...

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Serle Court strengthens core mediation team

Serle Court is delighted to welcome Paul Johnson, alongside Beverly-Ann Rogers, as a full-time mediator tenant. Paul hails from Exchange...

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Serle Court takes part in Reputation in Litigation panel at Legal Business summit

Professor Suzanne Rab spoke at the Reputation in Litigation panel at this year’s Financial Regulatory and Disputes summit,...

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Chancery Set of the Year - Chambers and Partners UK Bar Awards 2022

Serle Court was delighted to receive the award for ‘Chancery Set of the Year' last night at the...

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The ‘spectacularly good’ Serle Court remains one of the most pre-eminent sets within the offshore world

The Caribbean rankings have been released by The Legal 500 in The English Bar, Offshore category, and we are delighted...

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Serle Court partners with the 10,000 Black Interns

Serle Court is delighted to announce its participation in the 10,000 Black Interns scheme, a programme aimed at transforming the horizons...

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Serle Court Bites the Big Apple

We are returning to New York to host our 5th International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2022 on Monday, 14 November, sponsored...

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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it: the English Arbitration Act and confidentiality

Zoe O’Sullivan KC has written an article for Global Arbitration Review titled 'If it ain’t...

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Reserved Mini Pupillages 2022/2023

Serle Court is delighted to be reserving 3 mini-pupillages in 2022/23 for applicants from groups that are underrepresented at the Bar. ...

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Dicey, Morris and Collins on the Conflict of Laws, 16th edition

Last night, Serle Court together with Essex Court Chambers, hosted a reception to celebrate the publication of the Sixteenth...

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King’s College London Bar and Mooting Society Commercial Law Moot

Serle Court was delighted to take part in King's College London Bar and Mooting Society Commercial Law Moot...

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Essays in International Litigation for Lord Collins has now been published

Prof. Jonathan Harris KC (Hon.) has co-edited (with Prof. Campbell McLachlan KC), ‘Essays in International Litigation for Lord Collins...

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Chambers UK Bar 2023 - “a go-to chancery set”

Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked in 11 practice areas in this year's Chambers UK...

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Dusoruth v. Orca Finance UK Ltd: liquidated debts for bankruptcy petition and subrogated claims

For creditors of individuals and trustees-in-bankruptcy considering the impact of Dusoruth v. Orca Finance UK Ltd [2022] EWHC 2346 (Ch), where the...

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Serle Court was delighted to receive two awards at The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022

Serle Court was delighted to receive two awards, The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022. Serle Court was awarded ‘Commercial...

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Chancery and commercial barrister, Jennifer Meech joins Serle Court

Serle Court is delighted to welcome Jennifer Meech as a full-time member of chambers.  Jennifer is an experienced...

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