Teresa Peacocke is an American, called to the English Bar in 1982 and admitted as an attorney in New York in 2004. She specializes in Commercial and Chancery litigation, Professional Negligence, Anglo-American cross border litigation, Private International Law and Domestic and International Arbitration and Mediation.
Teresa practices in London and from her New York office as an English Barrister and a New York attorney, and appears pro hac vice in other courts in the US. She often acts for UK based clients engaged in contentious business in the US.
A and B v C, D and E  EWCA Civ 409: Court of Appeal holds that third parties can be compelled to give evidence in support of foreign seated arbitration under s.44(2)(a) of the Arbitration Act 1996
llergan, Inc. v Amazon Medica  EWHC 307 (QB): setting aside order for discovery and oral evidence pursuant to a letter of request issued by a California court
Abbott Laboratories et al v Adelphia Supply USA et al 15-CV-5826 (CBA) EDNY: motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction
Walsh v Needleman Treon  EWHC 2554 (Ch): partnership
Murphy v Rayner  EWHC 3878 (Ch): proprietary estoppel, undue influence
Burgher and Jaffe v Bryant, 12-CV-04042 SDNY: partnership dispute
Esso Exploration and Production Chad, Inc. v Taylors International Services Ltd, No. 06-5673-CV, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 293 Fed. Appx. 34; 2008 U.S. App. LEXIS 20042, September 17, 2008: manifest disregard of the law in commercial arbitration
Teresa regularly advises and acts for private clients on contentious estate planning and will making matters and issues relating to domicile and capital taxation.
National Westminster Bank Plc v Lucas et al  EWHC 1934 (Ch): administration and distribution of the estate of the late Sir James Savile
Rayner v Lord Chancellor  EWCA Civ 1124 (Court of Appeal): costs recovery from Legal Aid
Marley v Rawlings  UKSC 2 – Successful appeal to UK Supreme Court on court’s power to rectify wills
National Westminster Bank Plc v Gill (Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Etridge (No 2)  2 AC 773: bank security documents over real property/ undue influence
Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Etridge (No 2)  UKHL 44 – House of Lords decision on undue influence by husband towards wife in lending transactions
Teresa has acted for professionals and claimants in professional liability litigation, arbitrations and mediations.
Gosden and anr v Halliwell Landau and anr  EWHC 159 (Comm): Solicitors’ negligence case in which Court upholds duty of care owed to beneficiaries of inter vivos estate planning scheme
Gosden and anr v Halliwell Landau and anr  EWCA Civ 42
Gosden and anr v Halliwell Landau and anr  EWHC 155 (Ch)
Bacciottini v Gotelee & Goldsmith  EWCA Civ 170 (Court of Appeal): solicitors’ negligence
White v Jones  2 AC 207 – Solicitors’ negligence
Walker v Medlicott & Sons  1 All ER 685: solicitor’s liability; rectification
Cancer Research Campaign v Ernest Brown & Co.  STC 1425: solicitor’s liability to charities for inheritance tax
White v Jones  2 AC 207: solicitors’ negligence
Feltham v Freer Bouskell  EWHC 1952 (Ch): solicitors’ negligence
Teresa Rosen Peacocke is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please click here.
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