Dakis Hagen QC


Year of Call: 2002 Year of Silk: 2017

“Incredibly clever… Commercial and able to think strategically”

Chambers and Partners 2018

Practice Overview

Dakis Hagen QC specialises in Chancery litigation, both commercial and traditional. His cases usually involve international structures, most often trusts, allegations of fraud or professional negligence and asset tracing. Dakis is ranked in Chambers & Partners for Chancery: Commercial and Chancery: Traditional as well as for Trusts and Offshore. Chambers HNW has placed him in Band 1 for Traditional Chancery.  The Legal 500 ranks him for Civil Fraud, Professional Negligence and Private Client work.  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) and was nominated in 2018 for Chancery Silk 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, 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

    Judgment in High Commissioner for Pakistan In the United Kingdom v Prince Muffakham Jah & Ors [2019] EWHC 2551 (Ch)

    70 years of deadlock was broken yesterday (2 October 2019) as one of the UK's longest-running legal battles was resolved. Princes... Read More

    News

    Legal Week Private Client Global Elite 2019

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that Frank Hinks QC, Dominic Dowley QC, Richard Wilson QC, and Dakis Hagen QC,... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court 4th International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2019 (New York)

    Location: Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York Read More

    Events

    Serle Court Cross-Border Litigation Conference

    Location: Crowne Plaza Limassol Hotel, Promachon Eleftherias 2, Agios Athanasios, Limassol 4103, Cyprus Read More

  • “Fabulous to work with… technically excellent”

    Chambers and Partners 2018
  • “Very good at strategising and winning arguments”

    Chambers and Partners 2018

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

    Judgment in High Commissioner for Pakistan In the United Kingdom v Prince Muffakham Jah & Ors [2019] EWHC 2551 (Ch)

    70 years of deadlock was broken yesterday (2 October 2019) as one of the UK's longest-running legal battles was resolved. Princes... Read More

    News

    Legal Week Private Client Global Elite 2019

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that Frank Hinks QC, Dominic Dowley QC, Richard Wilson QC, and Dakis Hagen QC,... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court 4th International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2019 (New York)

    Location: Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York Read More

    Events

    Serle Court Cross-Border Litigation Conference

    Location: Crowne Plaza Limassol Hotel, Promachon Eleftherias 2, Agios Athanasios, Limassol 4103, Cyprus Read More