Fountain Court Chambers is "an outstanding set" and fields considerable commercial dispute expertise. Its members are frequently sought out to handle a raft of insurance mandates for clients across the banking and financial services and construction industries. Renowned for their strength handling multi-jurisdictional matters, members of the set are instructed in complex litigation and arbitrations, including Bermuda Form. The set offers further capabilities advising on technical coverage and jurisdictional issues concerning a wide range of policies.
"The clerks are excellent and responsive." "The clerks are helpful, friendly and easy to deal with." "It is a slick outfit." Alex Taylor is the senior clerk.
David Railton KC
David Railton KC is recognised for his deep knowledge of the insurance market. He has considerable experience of handling insurance disputes arising from the financial services sector. He has also handled a number of significant international arbitrations and regularly sits as an arbitrator in these matters.
"David is fantastic. He is extremely bright and phenomenally hard-working. He has the ear of the court." "He is an immensely accomplished advocate."
Stephen Moriarty KC
Stephen Moriarty KC is a respected insurance silk who manages a strong domestic and international practice as an advocate and is also skilled as an arbitrator in high-value disputes. His wide-ranging capabilities include D&O, marine and general liability disputes.
"Stephen is extremely cerebral, very knowledgeable and very user-friendly." "He is extremely experienced and a very pleasant advocate."
Leigh-Ann Mulcahy KC
Leigh-Ann Mulcahy KC boasts strong credentials in professional negligence and product liability. Her insurance work often originates in these areas and she has significant experience of acting as an advocate, arbitrator and mediator. She is skilled in complex reinsurance disputes.
"She is extremely bright and always on top of the legal arguments. She is a great strategist and is wonderful with clients." "Leigh-Ann is very organised and very proactive."
Bankim Thanki KC
Bankim Thanki KC is head of chambers and is particularly well known for taking on major insurance cases in the financial sector. He handles claims in a wide range of insurance and reinsurance disputes. Thanki is particularly skilled at handling matters relating to D&O claims.
"He is a highly experienced advocate."
James Cutress KC
James Cutress KC upholds a wide-ranging commercial practice. He is involved in a considerable range of insurance and reinsurance disputes, including Bermuda Form arbitrations. Cutress is further experienced in trade credit and product liability insurance disputes.
"James is outstanding." "He has got real technical expertise and a really meticulous knowledge of the law."
Anneliese Day KC
Anneliese Day KC is a respected advocate who advises both insurers and the insured on a wide array of work. She regularly tackles complex cases involving aggregation, dishonesty and jurisdictional issues. She is also noted for her expertise in the construction sphere.
"She is very dynamic, pragmatic and engaging." "Anneliese is a very smooth operator with a refined style."
Patrick Goodall KC
Patrick Goodall KC handles substantial insurance and reinsurance disputes. His practice is international in nature and he has handled a number of complex cross-border claims. He offers considerable expertise in matters involving fraud and financial services.
"Patrick has excellent technical knowledge and is great with the client." "He has got really good judgement and is very good on his feet."
Ben Lynch KC
Ben Lynch KC enjoys an excellent reputation at the Bar for his work on highly complex coverage disputes. He is skilled in representing the interests of both policyholders and insurers in litigation. Lynch also writes and speaks extensively about insurance law.
"Ben has very good attention to detail and is very user-friendly." "He is very effective on his feet."