Jonathan Adkin KC > 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 disputes, including civil fraud, trusts, insolvency, company and partnership matters. Recent cases include: Berezovsky v Abramovich; Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria (Supreme Court); the Madoff litigation; the Glasgow Rangers litigation; the Halliwells litigation. Called ad hoc to the bars of Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Gibraltar.

Career

Qualified 1997, Gray’s Inn; silk 2013.

Education

Balliol College, Oxford.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Partnership

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Jonathan Adkin KCSerle Court ‘Jonathan has has an uncanny ability to distil and apply complicated legal principles to the detailed facts of a particular case.’

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Adkin KCSerle Court ‘Jonathan has powerful analytical skills and can unpick any problem. He thinks creatively, and his advice is always practical and realistic. He is an excellent tactician and is ruthless at jettisoning bad points and honing in on the winning points – a hallmark of first-class silk. ’

London Bar > Company

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Jonathan Adkin KCSerle Court ‘Jonathan has a detailed knowledge of shareholder appraisal jurisprudence and has an uncanny ability to distil and apply complicated legal principles to the detailed facts of a particular case.’

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Jonathan Adkin KCSerle Court ‘He wins cases. Direct and sees the bigger picture, he is a fantastic advocate who reads the court perfectly. Clients are always impressed.’ 

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Adkin KCSerle Court ‘A true star and one of the very top go to Silks for fraud related litigation. Tremendously able as an advocate with a compelling corporate-ness and an absolute delight to work with.’