Fountain Court Chambers

Giles Wheeler QC

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Practice Areas

A broad commercial practice with emphasis on banking, professional negligence (including claims against directors) and civil fraud work.

Recent and ongoing work includes: defending numerous interest rate swap mis-selling and LIBOR manipulation claims; acting and advising on several Fintech related disputes; guarantee claims; acting for the Claimant in Bluewaters v Ecclestone (and others), a claim raising allegations of bribery in connection with the sale of commercial control of Formula One motor racing; Montvale Invest v Terra Raf Trans Traiding Ltd, a claim by a liquidator in respect of intra-group debts against the former director and another group company; the trial of a director’s breach of duty claim in Guernsey arising out of the collapse of a substantial investment fund; acting for a multi-national company defending a claim at trial for over £10m for breach of a software distribution agreement; Goldman Sachs International v Videocon Global Ltd, a reported Court of Appeal decision concerning the interpretation of the close-out provisions of the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement.

Career

Called to the bar by Middle Temple, 1998; took silk in 2020. In practice at Fountain Court Chambers since the completion of pupillage.

Professional Memberships

COMBAR, LCLCBA