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Bankim Thanki QC

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Global
Strengths

Bankim Thanki QC
"Bankim is a master strategist and phenomenal cross-examiner who communicates complex issues in an authoritative, easy way." "A smooth, understated advocate who exudes quiet confidence."
Recent work: Defended Bambino Holdings against Bluewaters Communications' claims of conspiracy and unlawful interference through bribery, regarding the sale of the lender's stake in Formula One in 2005.

Offshore (Bar) - UK
Band 2
Strengths

Bankim Thanki QC (Fountain Court Chambers)
A skilled silk with an excellent pedigree in commercial litigation, international arbitration and regulatory work across the Caribbean, Channel Islands and Far East. Clients include government bodies and multinational corporations.
"He's completely unflappable."
Recent work: Acted in Ieremeieva v Estera, Lagur and Ivakhiv, a BVI dispute valued at USD800 million concerning the ownership of various Ukrainian businesses.

Arbitration (International) - The English Bar - Global-wide
Band 2
Strengths

Bankim Thanki QC of Fountain Court Chambers
Well regarded for the breadth of his expertise in relation to international arbitration, he has handled a number of LCIA, SIAC and HKIAC arbitrations. At present he serves as deputy head of chambers. As well as acting as counsel he also sits as arbitrator.
"A master strategist and phenomenal cross-examiner."
Recent work: Successfully acted for GMR, an Indian company, in its disputes worth billions of dollars with the Government of Maldives over the unlawful cancellation of an airport development project.