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

    Serle Court has 8 barristers appearing in the JCPC in one of the most important trust cases in recent years

    The matter of Grand View Private Trust Company and another v Wong and others (Bermuda) No 1 and No 2 ... Read More

    News

    Chambers Global Guide 2022

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

  • Events

    ThoughtLeaders4 HNW Divorce: QC Surgery: Complex Finances in HNW Divorce

    Location: Ironmongers' Hall, London Read More

    Events

    Trust & Estates Litigation Forum 2022

    Location: Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg, Cologne, Germany Read More

  • “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

    Serle Court has 8 barristers appearing in the JCPC in one of the most important trust cases in recent years

    The matter of Grand View Private Trust Company and another v Wong and others (Bermuda) No 1 and No 2 ... Read More

    News

    Chambers Global Guide 2022

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

  • Events

    Trust & Estates Litigation Forum 2022

    Location: Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg, Cologne, Germany Read More

    Virtual Conference Session

    Cross-Border Litigation Conference, Cyprus Limassol

    Location: Read More