Stephanie Thompson


Year of Call: 2017

Practice Overview

Stephanie joined chambers in October 2018 following the successful completion of her pupillage. Her pupil supervisors were Dakis Hagen QC, Constance McDonnell, Dan McCourt Fritz and Ruth den Besten. During pupillage Stephanie worked on cases in each of Chambers’ areas of practice.

Prior to joining Serle Court, Stephanie was a barrister in New Zealand for three years. She appeared regularly in the New Zealand High Court and Court of Appeal, including as junior counsel in several fraud trials and unled on interlocutory matters. She also completed an LLM at the University of Cambridge, where she received the BRD Clarke Prize for coming first in her year and prizes for coming first in each of her four subjects.

News & Events

  • News

    Daniel Lightman QC & Stephanie Thompson “Restricting evidence & cross-examination”

    In a recent article in the New Law Journal, Daniel Lightman QC and Stephanie Thompson discuss two recent High Court... Read More

    News

    Judgment in Christoforou v Christoforou [2020] EWHC 1196 (Ch)

    In a judgment handed down today, the High Court has struck out allegations of dishonesty, fraud, and illegality from an... Read More

  • Events

    Company Law Conference 2020

    Location: 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, WC2A 3QS Read More

    Events

    SCL IT Disputes Group - Software Disputes: a review of the recent law on ownership of copyright, injunctive relief and remedies

    Location: 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, WC2A 3QS Read More

Education & Qualifications

LLM (Distinction) University of Cambridge

BA, LLB (Hons) University of Auckland

Called to the New Zealand Bar in 2013

Prizes

BRD Clarke Prize for Best Overall Performance in the LLM (Cambridge)

Goff and Jones Prize for the Law of Restitution (Cambridge)

3 Verulam Buildings Prize for International Commercial Litigation (Cambridge)

Travers Smith Prize for International Commercial Tax (Cambridge)

Volterra Fietta Prize for International Investment Law (Cambridge)

Glanville Williams Prize for the LLM (Jesus College, Cambridge)

Russell Vick Prize for Law (Jesus College, Cambridge)

New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin Scholarship, Gordon Watson Scholarship, Spencer Mason Scholarship and LB Wood Scholarship (2016)

Prizes for Company Law and Agency Law (University of Auckland)

News & Events

  • News

    Daniel Lightman QC & Stephanie Thompson “Restricting evidence & cross-examination”

    In a recent article in the New Law Journal, Daniel Lightman QC and Stephanie Thompson discuss two recent High Court... Read More

    News

    Judgment in Christoforou v Christoforou [2020] EWHC 1196 (Ch)

    In a judgment handed down today, the High Court has struck out allegations of dishonesty, fraud, and illegality from an... Read More

  • Events

    Company Law Conference 2020

    Location: 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, WC2A 3QS Read More

    Events

    SCL IT Disputes Group - Software Disputes: a review of the recent law on ownership of copyright, injunctive relief and remedies

    Location: 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, WC2A 3QS Read More