Patrick Talbot KC > Serle Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial and Chancery litigation and advice (including acting for Canada in the litigation relating to the collapse of the International Tin Council, in civil litigation relating to the collapse of the Maxwell trading empire, cases relating to large-scale commercial landlord and tenant matters including rent reviews, repairing covenants and joint venture arrangements) and acting for a group of Lloyd’s Names in the ‘threshold fraud’ case, Jaffrey v Lloyd’s [2000], commercial and business agreements (advice and drafting), commercial fraud (litigation relating to asset-tracing in the UK or cross-border), commercial property law and agricultural property law (litigation relating to all aspects of these areas), company law, credit and banking, securities and capital markets, entertainment law, insolvency (including directors’ disqualification) and receivership, partnership law including professional partnerships, sports law (including commercial transactions and broadcasting matters), professional negligence (including solicitors, accountants, pension-fund managers, actuaries, banks, merchant banks, surveyors), trusts, probate and charities, computer law.

Career

Qualified 1969; Lincoln’s Inn; QC 1990; recorder; Lincoln’s Inn bencher 1996; Lieutenant Bailiff, Royal Court of Guernsey, 2000; council of Legal Education 1977-95, vice-chairman 1992-95; Lieutenant Seneschal of Sark 2008.

Memberships

COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Charterhouse; University College, Oxford (MA).

Leisure

Cricket, bridge, choral singing; member MCC, The Ripieno Choir, East Molesey Cricket Club chairman 2009.