Thomas Elias


Year of Call: 2008

“He has excellent judgement and tactical sense, well beyond what would be expected from his level of call.”

Legal 500, 2020

Practice Overview

Thomas has a wide-ranging commercial chancery practice with a particular emphasis on business disputes.  These frequently involve company law, breach of directors' duties, joint ventures, partnerships, insolvency and intellectual property.  He has been instructed in several High Court trials as sole counsel (including an 11 day trial of an unfair prejudice petition in the Chancery Division) and has also been instructed as junior counsel in high value civil fraud and company cases (including in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal). In intellectual property matters Thomas is instructed in pure I.P. disputes and in commercial cases with an I.P. element. Thomas also regulary advises and acts in relation to off-shore matters and entities, including those in Jersey, Mauritius, The Bahamas, Turks & Caicos and the BVI.

News & Events

  • News

    SerleSpeak No.24 - Intellectual Property & Information Technology

    SerleSpeak No.24 focuses on topic in Intellectual Property and Information Technology. The edition begins with Michael Edenborough QC ... Read More

    News

    CITMA Christmas Lunch 2018

    Serle Court were delighted to have hosted a table at the CITMA Christmas Lunch, held at the London... Read More

  • Events

    Contentious Trade Mark Registry Proceedings by Michael Edenborough QC

    Location: Read More

  • “An excellent barrister with an eagle eye for the detail.”

    Legal 50, 2020
  • “He has excellent judgement and tactical sense, well beyond what would be expected from his level of call.

    Legal 500, 2020

Education & Qualifications

Kings College, Cambridge: BA (English) Double first class honours; MPhil; PhD (16th century music and literature)

City University: GDL (distinction)

Inns of Court School of Law: BVC (outstanding)

Scarman Scholarship (1st overall in BVC at ICSL)

OUP prize for advocacy and procedure in BVC

Inner Temple Major Scholarship

ICSL Scholarship

Appointments

Called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI) (2013)

BSB Registration

Thomas Patrick Elias

VAT Number

978291171

Awards

Chambers UK

Ranked - Leading Barrister

News & Events

  • News

    SerleSpeak No.24 - Intellectual Property & Information Technology

    SerleSpeak No.24 focuses on topic in Intellectual Property and Information Technology. The edition begins with Michael Edenborough QC ... Read More

    News

    CITMA Christmas Lunch 2018

    Serle Court were delighted to have hosted a table at the CITMA Christmas Lunch, held at the London... Read More

  • Events

    Contentious Trade Mark Registry Proceedings by Michael Edenborough QC

    Location: Read More