Elizabeth Jones KC > Serle Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Liz has a wide-ranging practice both in the UK and offshore in the chancery and commercial fields, ranging from offshore trusts to commercial arbitration and civil fraud. Most of her cases are multi-jurisdictional and many involve dishonesty or breach of duty in some field or another. She is also a mediator.

Position

Barrister with broad Chancery and commercial practice; mediator.

Career

Qualified 1984, Middle Temple and Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2000.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR, ACTAPS.

Education

Howells School; King’s College, Cambridge (1983 BA).

Leisure

Yoga, opera, walking.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Mediators

(Mediators)Ranked: Tier 5

Elizabeth Jones KCSerle Court

Elizabeth Jones KC – Serle Court 

Serle Court‘s Elizabeth Jones KChas an excellent grasp of facts and is a very respectful mediator‘. Mediating since 1999, Jones’ experience includes a wide range of claims that often involve multiple participants.

Elizabeth Jones KC – Serle Court 

Serle Court‘s Elizabeth Jones KChas an excellent grasp of facts and is a very respectful mediator‘. Mediating since 1999, Jones’ experience includes a wide range of claims that often involve multiple participants.

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Elizabeth Jones KCSerle Court ‘Elizabeth takes responsibility and shows good judgement. She is simply outstanding and probably leading silk at the English Bar.’

Serle Court is ‘first rate set’ with a large number of ‘high-calibre advocates’, with a significant number of members of chambers, including Jonathan Adkin KC, involved in the Wang v Grand View saga in Bermuda. Other key contacts include rising stars Charlotte Beynon and Gregor Hogan. Elizabeth Jones KC is active in the “X Trusts” litigation in Bermuda, while John Machell KC ‘s recent work has included the Privy Council case Investec v Glenalla Properties, a matter from Guernsey stemming from the long-running Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust litigation.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Elizabeth Jones KCSerle Court ‘Outstanding – at the very top of the tree – you do not want to be against her.’

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Elizabeth Jones KCSerle CourtSuccess in big-ticket complex litigation depends on having a barrister who is able to master detail, who has good strategic nose, inspires confidence, builds a team and follows through. Liz is all of these. A powerful advocate and down to earth. She is quite simply outstanding – the best at English Bar at the moment.’