James Mather > 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, partnership, companies and insolvency, financial services and private client work.

Career

Qualified 2007; Lincoln’s Inn.

Education

St Paul’s School; Cambridge University; Harvard University (2002); City University (2001 BA; 2004 CPE).

Leisure

Music.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Partnership

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

James MatherSerle Court ‘First and immediate port of call for partnership. Has real intellectual firepower, quick elegant thinking.’

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

James MatherSerle Court ‘James is very cerebral and considered. A clear and persuasive advocate.’

With ‘real strength in insolvency, company and partnership workSerle Court barristers are a frequent presence in some of the market’s key cases. In State Bank of India v Mallya, the UK’s largest individual insolvency proceedings, Philip Marshall KC has led James Mather representing Vijay Mallya, the chairman of United Breweries Group whose extradition for alleged financial crimes is requested by the Indian government, in defending bankruptcy proceedings. Among the cases arising from energy company insolvencies in 2021, Lance Ashworth KC acted for the liquidators of Economy Energy Ltd in disputes arising from the appointment by Ofgem of a Supplier of Last Resort to take over the supply of electricity and gas to customers of the supplier.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

James MatherSerle CourtVery collaborative and always across the detail – a delight to work with.’