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Fountain Court Chambers

FOUNTAIN COURT, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 0329
DX:
5 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.fountaincourt.co.uk
London, Singapore

James McClelland

Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
Email:
Fountain Court Chambers (Fountain Court Chambers)

Work Department

Commercial, public and regulatory.

Position

James has a wide-ranging practice in commercial litigation and arbitration, public law (including all forms of judicial review and statutory challenge), and the regulation of legal and financial services.
He has appeared in a number of the most significant reported cases in each of these areas in recent years.

Career

Called 2004, Lincoln’s Inn. Appointed to Attorney General's A Panel (2018), previously on the B Panel (2012-2017) and C Panel (2009-2012).

Languages

French.

Education

Peterhouse, Cambridge University (MA Double First); Merton College, Oxford University (BCL Distinction); City University (GDL Distinction); ICSL (BVC Outstanding).


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading juniors

James McClelland - Fountain Court ChambersExtremely bright, ferociously hardworking and extremely pleasant to deal with.

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government)

Fountain Court Chambers is home to ‘some excellent barristers’ and is recommended for ‘complex public law advice.’ It is known for its regulatory, disciplinary and commercial focus as well as acting for government bodies including the Treasury, Home Office, Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Defence. Timothy Dutton QC acted for the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the challenge to its decision that independent midwives who did not carry appropriate insurance would be removed from its register. In other work James McClelland acted for the FCA in a high-profile judicial review challenge brought by one of Russia’s largest oil companies; the case considered the legality of EU sanctions imposed on Russia following its actions in the Ukraine.

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Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

James McClelland - Fountain Court ChambersA brilliant lawyer who leaves no stone unturned.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

James McClelland - Fountain Court ChambersVery bright and very solid, a silk of the future.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading juniors

James McClelland - Fountain Court ChambersVery bright, capable and so in demand these days.

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Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading juniors

James McClelland - Fountain Court ChambersInstructed by the SRA on serious matters.

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