Timothy Collingwood QC


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

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 UK Bar 2021 Rankings - “They are excellent without exception”

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked in 11 practice areas in this year's Chambers UK... Read More

    News

    Serle Court is delighted to announce another successful year in Legal 500 2021 rankings

     Serle Court has been acknowledged as a Top Tier Set in the following practice areas: Civil Fraud Offshore Partnership ... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court’s 5th International Trusts & Commercial Litigation Conference 2020

    Location: Online via Zoom Read More

    Events

    Transcontinental Trusts International Bermuda Virtual Conference - 2nd to 4th September 2020

    Location: Read More

  • 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 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 UK Bar 2021 Rankings - “They are excellent without exception”

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked in 11 practice areas in this year's Chambers UK... Read More

    News

    Serle Court is delighted to announce another successful year in Legal 500 2021 rankings

     Serle Court has been acknowledged as a Top Tier Set in the following practice areas: Civil Fraud Offshore Partnership ... Read More

  • Events

    Transcontinental Trusts International Bermuda Virtual Conference - 2nd to 4th September 2020

    Location: Read More

    Events

    Company Law Conference 2020

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