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FOUNTAIN COURT, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
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Fax 020 7353 0329
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5 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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London, Singapore

Anneliese Day QC

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

Position

Extensive experience of both domestic and international litigation and arbitration in the commercial, energy, construction, professional liability and insurance spheres. Won the prestigious Barrister of the Year Award by The Lawyer in 2014 due to her “extraordinary talent”, eloquency and ability to explain complex issues to lay clients. A firm believer in seeking to bring added value to any case whatever her role. Thrives on the cut and thrust of advocacy but also brings commerciality to the issues she deals with.

Career

Edinburgh Academy; Clare College, Cambridge (MA HONs Law 1st Class); Harvard University (Kennedy Scholar). Called to Bar (Inner Temple) 1996 (Princess Royal Scholarship). Joined 4 New Square in 1997. Appointed to Treasury B Panel in 2005. Took silk in 2012. Non Executive Director of Legal Services Board from April 2013 to March 2014. Became “Barrister of the Year” in The Lawyer 2014 Awards. Listed as one of the 500 most influential people in the UK by Debretts in 2015. Joined Fountain court in December 2016.

Publications:

Former editor of 'Jackson and Powell on Professional Negligence' and contributor to 'Civil Practice and Human Rights'.

Languages

Speaks French and Spanish

Member

COMBAR, SCL, TECBAR, PNBA, ChBA.

Education

Edinburgh Academy; Clare College, Cambridge (MA Hons Law 1st Class); Harvard University (Kennedy Scholar).

Leisure

Travel, bikram yoga.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading silks

Anneliese Day QC - Fountain Court Chambers ‘Very intelligent and a great advocate.’

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Anneliese Day QC - Fountain Court Chambers ‘A forthright and robust advocate, who does not suffer fools.’

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Anneliese Day QC - Fountain Court Chambers ‘Extremely sharp, really gets into the detail and provides pragmatic and commercial advice.’

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Anneliese Day QC - Fountain Court Chambers ‘Exceptionally good with clients, a great sense of humour and produces work of the highest quality.’

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United Arab Emirates: The English bar

Commercial

Within: Leading silks

Anneliese Day QC - Fountain Court Chambers ‘ Her practice includes financial and professional services cases in the DIFC. ’

Within: Commercial

Fountain Court Chambers’ Anneliese Day QC represented a global law firm in a professional negligence claim brought in the DIFC courts by an Middle Eastern bank, which concerned solicitors’ duties when providing commercial advice – the matter settled.

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