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Fountain Court Chambers


Barrister specialising in commercial litigation, including aviation, banking, civil fraud, public law and regulatory matters.

Notable led cases include:

  • R (on the application of Ltd) v Civil Aviation Authority [2020] EWCA Civ 35, seeking judicial review of decisions taken by the CAA to publicly criticise Jet2, resulting in a leading decision on legal advice privilege.
  • Renova Industries Limited & Ors v Emmerson International Corporation & Ors: acting in the BVI commercial court for defendants in a $1 billion+, long-running fraud claim.
  • PJSC Tatneft v Gennady Bogolyubov and ors [2021] EWHC 411 (Comm): Acting for the claimant in a 12-week trial of a fraud claim against four Ukrainian oligarchs.
  • R (on the application of Monarch Airlines Ltd (In Administration)) v Airport Coordination Ltd[2017] EWCA Civ 1892 and [2017] EWHC 2896 (Admin). Acting for the regulator in JR proceedings concerning the allocation of slots to an insolvent airline.
  • Defending a multi-million-pound solicitor’s negligence claim relating to the conduct of proceedings under POCA 2002


Outstanding talent, with a deep understanding of the regulatory framework of the aviation and travel industries.” Legal 500 (Rising Star)


Called E&W 2016. Admitted to practice in Western Australia 2014.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Nicolas Damnjanovic  – Fountain Court Chambers

London Bar > Aviation

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Nicolas DamnjanovicFountain Court Chambers ‘Nick is immensely hard working, an intellectual powerhouse, a good advocate, very well organised and through in his research and application of the law and savvy procedurally and tactically.’