Thomas Elias > Serle Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Serle Court Offices
6 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
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Commercial chancery barrister regularly instructed in a wide range of business disputes, including company, commercial, intellectual property, insolvency, off-shore and civil fraud litigation.
Interesting cases include:
Re AMT Coffee Ltd  EWHC 46 (Ch) (unfair prejudice; excess remuneration; minority discount)
Pelikan v EUIPO T-112/17 (trade mark re NBA team logo for the New Orleans Pelicans)(General Court)
Re Galasys plc  JRC 188 (Jersey company law dispute; shareholder reserve power)
Moroccanoil Israel Ltd v Aldi Stores  EWHC 1686 (IPEC) (passing off; trade dress)
Sukhoruchkin v Van Bekestein  EWCA Civ 399 (reflective loss; freezing injunctions)
Prince Abdulaziz v Apex Global Management Ltd  UKSC 64 (relief from sanctions)
Called 2008 (Inner Temple). Called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court 2013. Previous career as a clerk in the House of Lords.
Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.
King’s College, Cambridge (1995 BA; 1999 MA; 2001 MPhil; 2001 PhD).
City University (2007 CPE distinction; 2008 BVC outstanding, top in year)
People, music, food, wine.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5 (Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4
Thomas Elias –Serle Court ‘Strengths – great with clients, very approachable, collaborative, distils complex issues well, provides clear advice, very knowledgeable on trade mark issues, and clear and tightly-drafted pleadings.’(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5 (Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4