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").

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  • “Fabulous to work with… technically excellent”

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

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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 joins ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes as a Community Partner

    Serle Court is delighted to announce its partnership with the ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes community.  Our members of chambers are recommended... Read More

    News

    Chambers Global Guide 2021

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

  • Virtual Conference Session

    Cross-Border Litigation Conference, Cyprus Limassol

    Location: Read More

    Events

    Pakistan v Prince Mukarram Jah & Ors: The Inside Story

    Location: Online, via ZOOM Read More