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Fountain Court Chambers


Specialises in commercial litigation, banking, financial services, professional negligence, administrative and public law and professional disciplinary and regulatory law.

Recent cases include: Alexander v West Bromwich Mortgage Company Ltd [2015] EWHC 135 (Comm), [2016] EWCA Civ 496; acting for the first defendant in Al Khorafi v Sarasin-Alpen in the appeal in the DIFC Court of Appeal; Al Sulaiman v Credit Suisse and Plurimi [2013] EWHC 400 (Comm); Leeds City Council and Newham v Barclays Bank Plc [2021] 2 WLR 1180; Law Society v Baxendale-Walker [2006] 3 All ER 675, [2007] 3 All ER 330, [2008] 1 W.L.R. 426; Thaker v SRA [2012] EWHC 432 (Admin); acting for the SRA in Lumsdon v LSB, BSB & SRA [2014] EWHC 28 (Admin); Law Society v Blavo [2017] 1 WLR 4514; [2019] 1 WLR 1977; Beety v NMC [2017] EWHC 3232 (Admin); SRA v Main [2018] EWHC 3666 (Admin); SRA v Malins [2018] EWCA Civ 366; SRA v James, Macgregor and Naylor [2019] 2 All E.R. 527; acting for Baker McKenzie in SRA v Senior and others


Called 2001, Lincoln’s Inn; Teaching Restitution seminars at King’s College London, September-December 2000; tenant at Fountain Court since October 2002; took Silk 2020.

Publications of note include ‘Enrichment and Restitution in New Zealand’, Tru LI (2001) 15(4), 246-254; joint author of ‘The Law of Privilege’ Thanki et al, 3rd edition, 2018;  joint author of Law of Bank Payments, 5th edition, 2018; contributor to Disciplinary and Regulatory Proceedings (10th edition, 2019).


Basic French and German.




Impington Village College; Hills Road Sixth Form College; King’s College London (LLB 1999, first class); Brasenose College, Oxford University (BCL 2000, Distinction).


Cinema, reading, cycling.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Administrative and public law (including elections)

(2020 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Chloe Carpenter KCFountain Court ChambersChloe knows exactly how to approach a case tactically and strategically. She is very responsive and user-friendly.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(2020 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Chloe Carpenter KCFountain Court ChambersChloe is an incredibly impressive barrister. She leaves no stone unturned and is very knowledgeable.’

London Bar > Professional negligence

(2020 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Chloe Carpenter KC – Fountain Court ChambersShe is extremely pragmatic and solutions-orientated, with a good logical brain.’