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Fountain Court Chambers

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Fountain Court is a long-established and leading set of commercial barristers’ chambers based in Temple, London, close to the Royal Courts of Justice, The set is at the forefront of financial and commercial dispute resolution.
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Firm Details

Head of Chambers: Bankim Thanki QC
Deputy Head of Chambers: Patrick Goodall QC
Senior Clerk: Alex Taylor
Head of Administration: Julie Parker
Tenants: 95

Firm Overview:
Fountain Court is a long-established and leading set of commercial barristers’ chambers. Based in Temple, London, close to the Royal Courts of Justice, Fountain Court is at the forefront of financial and commercial dispute resolution. Commonly described as a ‘magic circle’ set, chambers comprises 95 barristers, 41 of whom are silks. Members’ knowledge ranges in relation to practice areas, experience and spoken languages, enabling clerks to put forward experienced barristers for a large range of enquiries and disputes. Much of the work undertaken by Fountain Court Chambers is international in nature.

Main Areas of Practice:
Members are recognised leaders in the fields of Administrative & Public Law, Aviation & Travel; Banking & Finance; Civil Fraud; Commercial Crime; Commercial Dispute Resolution; Financial Services; Insurance & Reinsurance; International Arbitration; Offshore; Professional Discipline; Professional Negligence; and Regulatory & Investigations (including in the financial services sector). They are also notable for the wide range of other civil work undertaken, including Company, Restructuring & Insolvency; Construction & Energy; Competition; Employment; Media, Entertainment & Sport; Product Liability; Technology; and Tax. Many Fountain Court members are regularly appointed as arbitrators in complex, high-value, international arbitrations, or to sit as mediators.

International Work:
Members have been admitted to the Bar, and have experience of law, in a wide variety of jurisdictions spanning Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Russia.

Offices

Fountain Court Chambers
Fountain Court, Temple
London EC4Y 9DH
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7583 3335
DX: 5LDE
Email: [email protected]

Fountain Court Chambers
10 Collyer Quay
Ocean Financial Centre #40-38
Singapore 049315
Telephone: +65 6808 6611

Members

Richard Lissack QC (1978) (QC-1994)

David Railton QC (1979) (QC-1996)

Timothy Dutton CBE QC (1979) (QC-1998)

Stephen Moriarty QC (1986) (QC-1999)

Stephen Rubin QC (1977) (QC-2000)

Michael McLaren QC (1981) (QC-2002)

Raymond Cox QC (1982) (QC-2002)

Bankim Thanki QC (1988) (QC-2003)

Charles Béar QC (1986) (QC-2003)

Patricia Robertson QC (1988) (QC-2006)

Timothy Howe QC (1987) (QC-2008)

Mark Simpson QC (1992) (QC-2008)

Richard Handyside QC (1993) (QC-2009)

Leigh-Ann Mulcahy QC (1993) (QC-2009)

Jeffrey Chapman QC (1989) (QC-2010)

Derrick Dale QC (1990) (QC-2010)

Akhil Shah QC (1990) (QC-2010)

Andrew Mitchell QC (1992) (QC-2011)

Paul Gott QC (1991) (QC-2012)

Richard Coleman QC (1994) (QC-2012)

Stuart Ritchie QC (1995) (QC-2012)

Anneliese Day QC (1996) (QC-2012)

John Taylor QC (1993) (QC-2013)

Adam Tolley QC (1994) (QC-2014)

Patrick Goodall QC (1998) (QC-2014)

Matthew Gearing QC (QC-2014)

Ben Valentin QC (1995) (QC-2016)

Rosalind Phelps QC (1998) (QC-2016)

Henry King QC (1998) (QC-2017)

Adam Zellick QC (2000) (QC- 2017)

Bridget Lucas QC (1989) (QC- 2018)

Paul Sinclair QC (1997) (QC-2018)

James Cutress QC (2000) (QC- 2018)

Nicholas Medcroft QC (1998) (QC-2019)

Giles Wheeler QC (1998) (QC- 2020)

Edward Levey QC (1999) (QC- 2020)

Robin Barclay QC (1999) (QC- 2020)

Ben Lynch QC (2001) (QC-2020)

Chloe Carpenter QC (2001) (QC- 2020)

Tamara Oppenheimer QC (2002) (QC-2020)

Laura John QC (2001) (QC-2021)

Louise Merrett (1995)

Deepak Nambisan (1998)

Nik Yeo (2000)

Paul Casey (2002)

Andrew Pullen (2016)

Eleanor Davison (2003)

Marianne Butler (2003)

David Murray (2004)

Simon Atrill (2005)

James Duffy (2005)

Rupert Allen (2005)

Alex Barden (2005)

Alexander Milner (2006)

Adam Sher (2007)

Richard Power (2007)

Craig Ulyatt (2008)

Robin Lööf (2009)

Natasha Bennett (2009)

Nico Leslie (2010)

Daniel Edmonds (2010)

Deborah Horowitz (2010)

Tetyana Nesterchuk (2011)

Rebecca Loveridge (2011)

Christopher Langley (2011)

Christopher Knowles (2011)

Philip Ahlquist (2012)

Niamh Cleary (2012)

Giles Robertson (2012)

Samuel Ritchie (2012)

Leonora Sagan (2012)

James Hart (2012)

Joseph Farmer (2013)

Simon Paul (2013)

Laurie Brock (2013)

Nick Daly (2014)

Max Evans (2015)

Max Kasriel (2015)

Ian Bergson (2015)

Daniel Carall-Green (2015)

Samuel Rabinowitz (2016)

Alexandra Whelan (2016)

Nicolas Damnjanovic (2016)

Jacob Turner (2016)

Aaron Taylor (2017)

Damien Bruneau (2016)

Laurentia de Bruyn (2018)

Gillian Hughes (2018)

Nathalie Koh (2019)

Marcus Field (2019)

Orestis Sherman (2019)

Joseph Leech (2020)

Francesca Ruddy (2020)

Daniel Schwennicke (2020)

Hannah Bernstein (2020)

Lord Nicholas Wilson *

Sir Mark Potter *

Sir Gordon Langley *

Anthony Boswood QC *

Sir Andrew Smith *

Michael Brindle QC *

Michael Crane QC *

Brian Doctor QC *

Philip Brook Smith QC *

Philippa Hamilton *

Katherine Watt *

Sebastian Said *

Peter Watts QC *

Professor Lawrence Boo *

Eric A. Schwartz *

David R Wingfield *

Professor Luca G. Radicati di Brozolo *

Professor Benjamin Hughes *

Kanaga Dharmananda SC *

Gaurav Pachnanda SA *

Christine Artero *

Ian Benjamin SC *

Professor Darius Chan *

Zal Andhyarujina SA *

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London (Bar)

Aviation
Band 1
Banking & Finance
Band 1
Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Financial Crime
Band 4
Financial Services
Band 1
Fraud: Civil
Band 1

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Charles Béar QC
Band 3
Timothy Dutton CBE QC
Band 3

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Akhil Shah QC
Band 1
Alexander Milner QC
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Top Ranked Barristers

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Bankim Thanki QCBanking & Finance
Richard Handyside QCBanking & Finance
Anneliese Day QCConstruction
Richard Lissack QCFinancial Crime
Richard Lissack QCFinancial Services
Timothy Dutton CBE QCProfessional Discipline
Band 1
Adam SherBanking & Finance
Simon AtrillBanking & Finance
Bankim Thanki QCCommercial Dispute Resolution
Richard Handyside QCCommercial Dispute Resolution
Stuart Ritchie QCCommercial Dispute Resolution
Nik YeoCryptocurrency
Eleanor DavisonFinancial Crime: Corporates
Richard Lissack QCFinancial Crime: Corporates
Bankim Thanki QCFinancial Services
Bankim Thanki QCFraud: Civil

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Fountain Court

Temple

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Greater London

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EC4Y 9DH

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