Timothy Collingwood KC


Year of Call: 1996 Year of Silk: 2020

Has a more cerebral approach to things and is someone to go to for complex cases. He has excellent legal analysis and gets down to details on the money front. He can figure out where the money went and who took it.” “Responsive and very pleasant to work with, he is someone whose written work is always precise, clear and informative.

Chambers & Partners
Portrait of Timothy Collingwood KC

Practice Overview

Tim has a broad commercial and chancery practice, with a particular emphasis on litigation concerning issues in respect of commercial agreements and company, insolvency and international trusts matters.  The directories recognise him as a leading practitioner in these fields.  He has extensive experience of claims concerning breaches of duty, in particular in respect of directors or trustees and frequently involving allegations of fraud, and of shareholder disputes.

Prior to commencing practice in this jurisdiction, Tim was called to the bar in the Cayman Islands and practised as an attorney-at-law.  He continues to undertake work in respect of a number of offshore jurisdictions. He is called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands.

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers Global Guide 2024

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

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    Case Highlights of 2023

    Grand View Private Trust Co Ltd and another (Respondents) v Wong and others [2022] UKPC 47 On 8 December 2022, the Privy Council handed... Read More

  • Events

    Citywealth Forum: Embracing the new world of private wealth

    Location: London
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    Events

    Book Launch: ‘Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice, and Procedure’  (7th edition)

    Location: Royal College of Surgeons (Lumley Library), 38 – 43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
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  • Highly engaging and is quick to work out strategies.” “A guru because he’s involved in writing the book on shareholder rights and remedies. He knows everything and is a very collaborative barrister to work with.

    Chambers & Partners
  • He is great team player and has a full handle on the detail.” “He’s very client-friendly and he explains things well.

    Chambers & Partners

Education & Qualifications

BA, BCL: Magdalen College, Oxford

Appointments

Called to the Bar in the British Virgin Islands 2018

Called ad hoc to the Bar in the Cayman Islands

Called to the Bar in the Cayman Islands 1997
Practised as attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 1997

Part time lecturer, King’s College London, 1995-6

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association

Commercial Bar Association

Languages

French (working knowledge)

VAT Number

707364045

Personal interests include:

Swimming, water sports, rugby union and cycling.

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers Global Guide 2024

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

    News

    Case Highlights of 2023

    Grand View Private Trust Co Ltd and another (Respondents) v Wong and others [2022] UKPC 47 On 8 December 2022, the Privy Council handed... Read More

  • Events

    Citywealth Forum: Embracing the new world of private wealth

    Location: London Read More

    Events

    Book Launch: ‘Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice, and Procedure’  (7th edition)

    Location: Royal College of Surgeons (Lumley Library), 38 – 43 Lincoln's Inn Fields Read More