Serle Court “offers a variety of skill sets that others can’t provide, and houses some of the biggest names at the Bar”
Chambers UK
"some of the best and brightest at the Bar"
Legal 500
“A key player in the chancery market that is "excellent from top to tail," Serle Court has some of the leading silks in the commercial chancery world within its ranks, as well as juniors who have been exposed to work of the highest quality.”
Chambers UK

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We are a barristers’ chambers offering genuine expertise across a broad range of both chancery and commercial disciplines. We cover the whole range of ‘business’ law, from offshore litigation about the world’s largest companies to domestic advice on probate matters, for both private and professional clients at home and abroad.

Elizabeth Jones QC, Head of Chambers

"Serle Court is a friendly, inclusive chambers which welcomes excellent advocates and thinkers from all backgrounds."

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Welcome to SerleShare

SerleShare is an up-to-date digital marketing initiative that came to life in July 2020 when our Business Development and...

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John Eldridge’s co-authored article on ‘no oral modification’ clauses has been cited with approval by the Singapore Court of Appeal in Charles Lim Teng Siang v Hong Choon Hau [2021] SGCA 43

We are pleased to see that John Eldridge's co-authored article on 'no oral modification' clauses (J W Carter, John...

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Philip Jones QC has been named by Chambers & Partners 2022 as one of its 21 Stars at the Bar

Serle Court is delighted that Philip Jones QC has been named by Chambers & Partners 2022 as one of its 21 Stars...

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John Eldridge’s co-authored article on ‘no oral modification’ clauses has been cited with approval by the Singapore Court of Appeal in Charles Lim Teng Siang v Hong Choon Hau [2021] SGCA 43

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Philip Jones QC has been named by Chambers & Partners 2022 as one of its 21 Stars at the Bar

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#SerleShare - John Machell QC has written a Case Note on the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal’s judgment in Durant International Corp v Maluf 2021-0025 (BVIHC).

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#SerleShare - Bath Rugby Judgment in the Court of Appeal

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The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2022: Professor Suzanne Rab combines a full-time practice as a Serle Court barrister with a second high-profile career as an academic

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Richard Wilson QC and Dakis Hagen QC recommended in the Spear’s 500 Index 2022

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Rupert Reed QC and Simon Hattan appear in two cases featured in the Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2022

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Chambers of the Year - Gold

Legal Cheek Awards

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The British Legal Awards

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Legal Cheek Awards

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The British Legal Awards

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