Dan McCourt Fritz > Serle Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Serle Court
Serle Court


Chancery, commercial and property.


Qualified 2007, Lincoln’s Inn.


Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.


The Perse School Cambridge; Gonville & Cauis College Cambridge BA (Hons) (I) 2004, MA 2008; City University LLB (Hons) (I) 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Company and partnership

(Company - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Dan McCourt FritzSerle CourtHe brings a very sensible and pragmatic approach and is good at working collaboratively.

Members of Serle Court are ‘extremely high quality, both in respect to commercial litigation and specialist fields‘. Company law and partnership disputes are particular areas of expertise, and the set is extremely experienced in shareholder disputes and derivative claims, as well as for instructions arising out of China and Hong Kong. Highlights include David Blayney QC acting in unfair prejudice dispute Re Kings Solutions Group Ltd, while partnership ‘doyen‘ John Machell QC is instructed in Campbell v Campbell; a partnership dispute between two brothers concerning their global jewellery business. In another notable matter, Dan McCourt Fritz acted for the defendants in Grupo Mexico v Topete (Re Infund LLP), amid allegations the client had fraudulently procured the restoration of an English LLP for the purposes of pursuing a $1.5bn claim in Mexico for shares in Grupo Mexico.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Dan McCourt FritzSerle CourtQuite frankly, he has it all, and will rise to the very top.

Stacked with highly experienced silks and juniors, Serle Court has long been one of the leading sets when it comes to civil fraud disputes. Crossover strengths into trusts and offshore claims add to the chambers’ offering. Major recent cases include Glenn v Watson, which involved five members including Elizabeth Jones QC and Justin Higgo. In Accident Exchange v McLean and others, a £127m dispute, Hugh Norbury QC and Dan McCourt Fritz represented Keoghs LLP, one of the solicitor defendants.