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Teresa Rosen Peacocke


Launch of Outer Temple's ADR Service

Launch of Outer Temple’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Service

Outer Temple Chambers is pleased to share our new specialist ADR wing, a separate service provided and managed, independent of our counsel work. Members of Outer Temple Chamber’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Team include Adjudicators, Arbitrators, Mediators, Expert Witness and Determiners, Early Neutral Evaluation, and Conciliation experts, all with a mixed common and civil law background. Our neutrals accept appointments across a wide range of practice areas including commercial, construction, energy and natural resources, shipping, international trade, and personal injury with experience across Europe, Middle East, US, and Asia-Pacific. For further information please contact 0207 353 6381 or email Visit our newly launched ADR wing here.

News 10 Nov, 2023

Teresa Rosen Peacocke and Alex Haines on dual qualification and the New York Bar

Teresa Rosen Peacocke and Alex Haines have authored an article in the September issue of Counsel Magazine on the advantages of dual qualification and a guide to qualifying for the New York Bar. Teresa explores the benefits of becoming an attorney in the United States, particularly in New York State, where most cross-border legal business is conducted. Teresa qualified as an attorney in New York 20 years after her call to the Bar of England and Wales after completing an LLM at New York University School of Law. Teresa explains that dual qualification enables the practitioner to understand and appreciate different approaches to resolving legal issues and, in turn, to become more flexible in providing legal services. It also enhances your…

News 8 Sep, 2021

Ask a Silk: A and B v C, D and E, the Court of Appeal and foreign arbitration proceedings

In this vlog, Stephen Butler and Teresa Rosen Peacocke discuss the implications of a recent Court of Appeal judgment covering the jurisdiction of the English Courts to make orders in support of foreign arbitration proceedings. Teresa Rosen Peacocke successfully represented the appellant. Welcome back to ‘Ask a Silk’. These videos are short and digestible vlogs, normally in the form of a Q&A between a silk or senior barrister and a junior in chambers about a recent case, piece of legislation or other topical areas of commercial law. Teresa Rosen Peacocke is an eminent barrister with 40 years experience and successfully represented the appellant in the case of A and B v C, D and E. A and B v C, D…

Webinars & Recordings 11 Mar, 2021

Teresa Rosen Peacocke and Gabor Bognar successful in trust-related professional negligence claim in the Court of Appeal

Teresa Rosen Peacocke and Gabor Bognar successfully appealed the first instance decision in the Court of Appeal, in the case of Gosden v Halliwell Landau (A Firm). As a result, the Claimants/Appellants are now entitled to recover damages for professional negligence against solicitors who acted for the First Appellant’s mother, now deceased, in the creation of an estate-planning scheme which the Defendants promoted as having Inheritance Tax advantages. The scheme included the creation of trusts, into one of which the mother’s home was to be transferred. This was to be achieved by creating an open contract for the sale of the house to the trustees, which should have been, but was not, protected by a restriction entered on the Land…

News 10 Feb, 2020

Teresa Rosen Peacocke published in the Trust Quarterly Review

Teresa Rosen Peacocke has authored an article published in the Trust Quarterly Review, titled ‘Under the Influence’. The article is a discussion of two England and Wales cases and the relationship necessary to raise a presumption of undue influence. Teresa discusses two contrasting cases concerning the question of whether there are limits in principle on when and how a relationship of influence can arise for the purposes of the doctrine of presumed undue influence. The first case Teresa examines is Macklin v Dowsett, in which the England and Wales Court of Appeal allowed an appeal on the basis that a relationship of influence sufficient to ground a finding of presumed undue influence arose in the course of the transaction under scrutiny.…

External Publications 3 Dec, 2019

Outer Temple members speak at 2019 New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting

On Friday 18 January 2019, members of Outer Temple Chambers spoke at the 2019 New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting in New York. As part of the schedule, the panel spoke on ‘International Litigation – Introduction and Overview of the English Legal System’. The lively discussion involved an examination of the similarities and differences between the Bar of England and Wales, and the New York State Bar. Amongst other things, the panel considered: the English dual system, the hierarchy of the courts, advocacy in international arbitrations and commercial litigation, global investigations, and international travel law. Michael Bowes QC, Sarah Crowther QC, Teresa Rosen Peacocke, Oliver Powell and Alex Haines of Outer Temple Chambers were also delighted to be joined by…

News 21 Jan, 2019

Outer Temple Chambers wins prestigious STEP Private Client Award

Outer Temple Chambers has won the Chambers of the Year category at the STEP Private Client Awards, which took place last night in London. Held by STEP, the worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations, the Awards are highly regarded as a celebration of excellence across the private client world. All entries go through a rigorous, practitioner-led judging process to select the best in the industry. The Chambers of the Year category had a strong set of finalists, with Outer Temple Chambers beating New Square Chambers, Old Square Tax Chambers, St John’s Chambers, and Wilberforce Chambers to the prize. The Judges said: ‘This modern, progressive chambers delivers a fresh and innovative approach to staff and clients. In particular…

News 8 Nov, 2018

Delighted to be finalists for the 2018/19 STEP Private Client Awards

Outer Temple Chambers is proud to have been shortlisted in the category of ‘Chambers of the Year’ at the 2018/19 STEP Private Client Awards. A winner will be nominated for each category and all winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on the 7th November 2018. We congratulate our barristers in the Private Client team for this great achievement and wish them the best of luck.

News 6 Aug, 2018

Teresa Peacocke successful in cross-border proceedings

Teresa Rosen Peacocke successfully applied to the Queens Bench Division to set aside an Order under the Evidence (Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) Act 1975. This was made against two UK pharmaceutical companies and their directors for disclosure of documents and submission to a US style deposition in aid of a California action by the pharmaceutical giant Allergan, maker of Botox, against a website known as Amazon Medica. Please read the full judgment here. Teresa practises in London and from Chambers’ New York office as both an English Barrister and a New York attorney. She specialises in chancery, commercial and US / UK cross-border litigation, professional negligence, private international law and international and domestic arbitration and mediation. Should you require further information…

News 21 Feb, 2018

Brexit Breakfast Briefing in New York – Outer Temple Chambers and The Law Society

In the context of rethinking the United Kingdom’s position in Europe, Outer Temple Chambers in collaboration with The Law Society of England & Wales are holding a Brexit Breakfast Briefing at our New York offices on Friday 11th August 2017. Guests will hear from Gerard McDermott QC, Teresa Rosen Peacocke and The Law Society’s Head of International, Mickaël Laurans, on the following: “Brexit: An Update on Negotiations” “Practicalities for Cross Border Litigators Post Brexit” and “Brexit and International trade – Trade in Legal and Professional Services”. Gerard McDermott QC practises from England and is based in London and Manchester, with associated offices in Abu Dhabi and New York. Teresa Rosen Peacocke practises in London and from Chambers’ New York office…

Events 4 Aug, 2017

Outer Temple Chambers barristers in Dublin for NYSBA Spring meeting

This year’s New York State Bar Association Spring Meeting takes place in Dublin, Ireland on 20 and 21 of April. Outer Temple Chambers barristers take pivotal slots on several panels, with discussions covering topical subjects such as: The Impact of Brexit on Dublin and other European Cities; Anti-Corruption Law and Enforcement; International Human Rights: European and US Perspectives on Current Challenges and much more. Michael Bowes QC, David Russell QC and Christophe Jolk speak on Friday, 21  April with Teresa Rosen Peacocke attending. Michael will give talk on Anti-Corruption Law and Enforcement. He is part of a panel that “includes some of the leading voices in this area”, being “critical for anyone representing clients with cross border interests.” David analyses the…

Events 20 Apr, 2017

Teresa Rosen Peacocke successfully challenges jurisdiction of New York district court on behalf of UK clients

A US District Court Judge has granted the Motion filed by Teresa Rosen Peacocke to dismiss the claim by pharmaceutical conglomerate Abbott Laboratories and related companies, against a UK based company and its principals on the basis that the court lacked personal jurisdiction over these defendants. In this case, Abbott seeks relief against 300 defendants, including several foreign entities and individuals, for the allegedly unlawful importation, distribution and sale of international medical device products, as part of an alleged conspiracy to defraud Abbott and US insurers and in breach of federal trademark legislation. The District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted temporary injunctions and ordered discovery against all defendants, and Teresa Peacocke, as attorney of record assisted…

News 6 Apr, 2017

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