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Elizabeth Jones QC

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Serle Court (Chambers of Alan Boyle QC)

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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.


Barrister with broad Chancery and commercial practice; mediator.


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


Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR, ACTAPS.


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


Yoga, opera, walking.

London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks

Elizabeth Jones QC - Serle CourtHer intellectual powers are outstanding, as is her tenacity.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

Elizabeth Jones QC - Serle CourtCombines exceptional intellect and tenacity with an easy and approachable manner.

Within: Commercial litigation

A favoured destination for many of the city's leading litigation departments, Serle Court is particularly noted for its strong grounding in offshore and fraud-related matters, which inevitably cross over heavily into the broader commercial litigation sphere. Most recently, Hugh Norbury QC led a team of four members for Keoghs LLP, one of the law firm defendants in Accident Exchange v McLean and others. Other key cases include Yukos Finance BV v Lynch & Others in which Jonathan Adkin QC was involved, and Glenn v Watson, where Elizabeth Jones QC has led a team of six juniors, including Justin Higgo, on behalf of the claimant

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Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Silks

Elizabeth Jones QC - Serle CourtTruly the crème de la crème, at the very top of the profession.

Within: Fraud: civil

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.

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Within: Leading Silks

Elizabeth Jones QC - Serle CourtExceptional: she can lead a very large team of lawyers in the right direction.

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Private client: trusts and probate

Within: Leading Silks

Elizabeth Jones QC - Serle CourtShe takes no prisoners and it is comforting having her on your team in complex and tense matters.

Within: Private client: trusts and probate

Serle Court is a ‘highly-rated’ set in the trusts and probate arena with members acting in the largest, high-profile, and most complex disputes, both onshore and offshore, as well as in smaller-scale litigation which often gives rise to the most interesting and novel of issues. Recent examples include Elizabeth Jones QC acting in the high-profile fraud case of  Kea v Watson. The judgment was obtained in July 2018 and the matter has now moved to enforcement. Elsewhere, Frank Hinks QC has been advising on proceedings in relation to the construction and effect of the will of a wealthy woman in Asia.

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London: Dispute resolution


Within: Mediators

Serle Court's Elizabeth Jones QC has mediated multi-party cases both alone and as co-mediator; she has been instructed across a range of sectors in claims valued from £2,000 to over £50m, and in matters involving parties from different cultures.

Within: Mediators - ranked: tier 4

Elizabeth Jones QC - Serle Court

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