Ruth Jordan > Serle Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Serle Court
6 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QS
England

Position

Barrister specialising in Chancery and commercial litigation, in particular company and insolvency (including directors’ disqualification), probate, property, charities, tax and trusts (offshore and domestic) litigation, fraud and injunctive relief, financial services and judicial review. Cases include: Union Castle Mail Steamship Co Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners [2016] UKFTT 526 (TC), Stagecoach Group Plc (2) Stagecoach Holdings Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners [2016] UKFTT 120 (TC), Central Bank of Ecuador & Ors v Conticorp SA [2015] UKPC 11, Apollon Metaxides v Swart & Ors, Silver Point Condominium Apartments v Swart [2015] UKPC 32, Bimini Blue Coalition Ltd v Prime Minister of the Bahamas & Ors [2014] UKPC 23, Pitt v Holt [2013] UKSC 26 and [2011] EWCA Civ 197, Ardagh Group v Pillar Property [2013] EWCA and [2012] EWHC 3649, Oceania v Willard Clarke [2013] UKPC 3, Reid v HMRC [2012] UKUP 338, Re Mercury Tax Group (In Administration) [2010] EWCA 1379, Re Stakefield [2010] EWHC 2518 and 3175, R v Save Guana Cay [2009] UKPC 44, Klincke v HMRC [2009] UKFTT 156, Harding v HMRC [2008] EWCA 1164, Smith v HMRC [2008] WTLR 147, Re City Trucks Ltd [2008] BCC 76, Re TXU, Sisu v Tucker [2006] 1 All ER 167.

Career

Qualified 2001, Inner Temple. Seconded to the FSA (splits investigation) 2003-04. Junior counsel to DTI for directors’ disqualification directions hearings 2003; junior counsel to the Crown (C panel 2007). Admitted ad hoc Bar of Turks and Caicos Islands 2012.

Languages

French, Irish.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.

Education

Ballyhaunis Community School, Ireland; Trinity College, Dublin (1994 BA First Class); Christ’s College, Cambridge (1995 MPhil; 1999 PhD); City University (2000 PgD law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

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