Dakis Hagen QC


Year of Call: 2002 Year of Silk: 2017

“Excellent to work with: approachable, responsive, and always adds value to the case.”

Chambers and Partners

Practice Overview

Dakis Hagen QC specialises in Chancery litigation, both commercial and traditional. His cases usually involve international structures, most often trusts and estates, allegations of fraud or professional negligence and asset tracing. Dakis is ranked in Chambers & Partners for Chancery: Commercial and Chancery: Traditional (Band 1) as well as for Trusts (Band 1), Offshore (Band 1) and Family/Matrimonial: Trusts/Tax Experts (Star Individual).  Chambers HNW has placed him in Band 1 for Traditional Chancery. The Legal 500 ranks him for Civil Fraud and Offshore. He is named in the Legal Week Private Client Global Elite.

Before taking silk Dakis won Chancery Junior of the Year at the Chambers Bar Awards (2014) was nominated in 2018 for Chancery Silk of the Year and was nominated in 2020 for STEP Advocate of the Year. The international nature of Dakis' practice has meant that he is instructed both by London solicitors and also directly from overseas (including from the USA, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Gibraltar and the Channel Islands). He has appeared as leading counsel in courts in the Cayman Islands, BVI, Bermuda and Gibraltar as well as frequently in London. He is co-chairman of the Legal Week Trusts & Estates Litigation Forum (formerly known as the "Provence conference").

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers UK Bar 2022 - “the quintessential modern commercial chancery set”

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

    News

    Serle Court receives Tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 2022 directory

    We are delighted to announce that Serle Court has received Tier 1 rankings in the following practice areas in the Legal 500... Read More

  • Virtual Conference Session

    Cross-Border Litigation Conference, Cyprus Limassol

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    Virtual Conference Session

    4th International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference New York

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  • “Fabulous to work with… technically excellent”

    Chambers and Partners
  • “Very good at strategising and winning arguments”

    Chambers and Partners

Education & Qualifications

MA (double first) - Peterhouse, Cambridge

University GDL - City University

Lord Mansfield, Lord Bowen and Hardwicke Scholar - Lincoln’s Inn

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association

Commercial bar Association

Languages

French (good working knowledge)

BSB Registration

Dakis Steven Hagen

VAT Number

821059847

Awards

Chambers UK

Junior of the Year: Chancery

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers UK Bar 2022 - “the quintessential modern commercial chancery set”

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

    News

    Serle Court receives Tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 2022 directory

    We are delighted to announce that Serle Court has received Tier 1 rankings in the following practice areas in the Legal 500... Read More

  • Virtual Conference Session

    Cross-Border Litigation Conference, Cyprus Limassol

    Location: Read More

    Virtual Conference Session

    4th International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference New York

    Location: Read More