Serle Court “offers a variety of skill sets that others can’t provide, and houses some of the biggest names at the Bar”
Chambers UK
The ‘go-to’ set for international trusts work, Serle Court houses ‘first-rate advisers, who also pull their weight as part of a team’
Legal 500

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 Bar directory. 

Five of those departments are band 1 rankings:

  • Chancery: Commercial (Band 1) "the barristers are at the top of their game, incredibly approachable"
  • Charities (Band 2) "Serle Court has an established reputation in the charities market"
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution (Band 2) "Serle Court is a set noted for its work on extremely high-value commercial disputes"
  • Company (Band 3) "Serle Court has a solid reputation for company law work"
  • Chancery: Traditional (Band 1) "They are a first-class set, particularly in offshore trust and commercial chancery work" 
  • Fraud: Civil (Band 1) "Serle Court are routinely instructed in high-profile fraud cases on both a domestic and international scale"
  • Offshore (Band 1) "Serle Court is highly renowned for its extensive expertise in offshore trust matters"
  • Partnership (Band 1) "Serle Court is a pre-eminent set with a deep bench of barristers who act for law firms, financial services companies and other professional services clients in connection with a variety of partnership issues."
  • Professional Negligence (Band 4) "Serle Court is a well-respected set which is noted for its representation of accountants, valuers and solicitors in professional negligence claims."
  • Real Estate Litigation (Band 4) "The breadth and depth of expertise is very strong."
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Band 3) "Serle Court is a highly regarded set for insolvency and restructuring matters, and is well positioned to handle cases arising in offshore jurisdictions such as the Channel Islands, the Cayman Islands and the Caribbean."

Our barristers have received 135 individual recommendations across 22 practice areas. 47 members of chambers have received individual rankings in at least one practice area.

We would like to congratulate John Machell KC (Partnership), Dakis Hagen KC (Family: Matrimonial Trust/Tax Experts) and William Henderson (Chancery: Traditional & Charities) who have been recognised as 'Star Individuals'. 

We also congratulate Oliver Jones and Stephanie Thompson who have been recognised as 'Up and Coming' in Chancery: Commercial and Chancery: Traditional respectively.  

Serle Court's clerking team also receives outstanding feedback in relation to their continued client service:

"The clerks are first-rate. They are always very responsive and helpful."

"The clerks are very good, highly responsive and people who go out of their way to ensure excellent service."

To view the full list of rankings, and Serle Court's Chambers UK Bar 2023 profile, please click here.