Thomas Elias


Year of Call: 2008

"Very bright, clear-thinking and tactically astute."

The Legal 500

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

    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

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    Pro Bono Week: 2-6 November 2020

    As we come to the end of the 19th Pro Bono Week 2020, a time when the legal profession is ... Read More

  • Virtual Conference Session

    Company Law Conference 2020

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    Events

    Company Law Conference 2020

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

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

    The Legal 500
  • “He has excellent judgement and tactical sense, well beyond what would be expected from his level of call.

    The Legal 500

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

    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

    Pro Bono Week: 2-6 November 2020

    As we come to the end of the 19th Pro Bono Week 2020, a time when the legal profession is ... Read More

  • Virtual Conference Session

    Company Law Conference 2020

    Location: Read More

    Events

    Company Law Conference 2020

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