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Chambers UK Bar 2021 Rankings - “They are excellent without exception”

Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked in 11 practice areas in this year's Chambers UK Bar directory.  Five of those departments are band 1 rankings:

  • Chancery: Commercial: Band 1
  • Chancery: Traditional: Band 1
  • Charities: Band 3
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution: Band 2
  • Company: Band 3
  • Fraud: Civil: Band 1
  • Offshore: Band 1
  • Partnership: Band 1
  • Professional Negligence: Band 4
  • Real Estate Litigation: Band 4
  • Restructuring/Insolvency: Band 3

Our barristers have received 132 individual recommendations across 21 practice areas (77 Silk recommendations and 55 Junior recommendations):

We would like to congratulate John Machell QC, Dakis Hagen QC and Will Henderson who have been recognised as 'Star Individuals' in Partnership, Family: Matrimonial Trusts and Chancery: Traditional respectively.  We also congratulate Stephanie Wickenden who is 'Up and Coming' in Intellectual Property.  

Thank you to Lance Ashworth QCMatthew MorrisonSophia HurstEleni Dinenis are the contributors to Insolvency 2019, Second Edition Law and Practice in the UK.

Serle Court continues to receive praise from its instructing solicitors as "a leading commercial chancery chambers," adding that "everyone at the set is sensible, collaborative and very easy to work with."  Chambers "houses an enviable bench of senior and junior barristers, and is regularly called upon to undertake the most complex cases in the market."

"They are my favourite set to work with - they have expertise in this field, but what we love is that they are so pragmatic and commercial, real team players," says a source.

The set is known for having developed strong arbitration and mediation practices and for being home to barristers who "combine detailed legal knowledge with practical application; they invariably present their advice in a client-friendly manner."

Serle Court's administrative operation also receives some fantastic reviews from clients:

The clerks are very responsive, helpful and commercial when it comes to negotiating fees." "The team is very good at identifying and matching needs for specific client requirements - they make sure that they match the right barrister with the right client." "The clerks understand the practicality of litigation and go the extra mile to help." 

The set's administrative operation is  praised by sources. "They are very easy to work with," observes a commentator, adding: "It's such a slick operation - they always provide a safe pair of hands." 

"There is a real collaborative effort within the set and the clerks are very responsive, helpful and commercial." "The clerks are friendly, approachable and happy to accommodate requests." 

"The clerks are great: they are very user-friendly, practical and pragmatic." "The client service is second to none; we would not be able to run any of our cases without them." 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our cherished clients who continue to support chambers' work.

To view Serle Court's rankings for 2021, please click here.