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Sir Antony Zacaroli QC Elected Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College

9th April 2018

We are delighted to report that Sir Antony Zacaroli QC (BA Jurisprudence, 1982) has been elected as an Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College. Sir Antony was appointed to be a Justice of the High Court, with effect from 13 November 2017 and was assigned to the Chancery Division by the Lord Chief Justice .

Sir Antony studied law at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he subsequently became a part-time law tutor from 1987 to 1991. He was called to the bar (Middle Temple) in 1987 and became a Queen's Counsel in 2006. After pupillage and two years as a tenant at a commercial chancery chambers in Middle Temple, he moved to South Square, Gray’s Inn in December 1990.

He has specialised for most of his career in insolvency, banking and commercial law. Notable cases include numerous aspects of the insolvency of Lehman Brothers. He has been a member of the management committee of the Bar Pro Bono Unit since 2001, the Insolvency Rules Committee since 2012 and the Financial Markets Law Committee since 2015.

In recent years, Sir Antony has greatly enjoyed leading seminars for law students at Pembroke on topics of both practical and academic interest and looks forward to his continued association with the College as an Honorary Fellow.