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Timothy Howe QC
Specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration (domestic and international) with particular expertise in: banking and financial services, energy and natural resources, oil and gas, international cross-border disputes, insurance and reinsurance, corporate mergers, acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, telecoms, professional negligence and civil fraud & asset recovery.
Recent cases include: LIBOR/EURIBOR litigation against global investment banks, Lehman Brothers Administration; Madoff fraud proceedings; Icelandic banking crisis; UK Bank Charges litigation; Box Clever securitisation; 9/11 WTC & Hurricane Katrina reinsurance claims; litigation relating to Enron, Parmalat, Polly Peck, UK pension mis-selling.
Clients include major global investment and clearing banks, leading hedge funds and investment managers, insurance/reinsurance companies and Lloyd’s syndicates, leading FTSE 100 companies and international corporations. Professional clients include leading international law and accountancy firms.
Called 1987, Middle Temple; Queen Mother’s, Harmsworth and Astbury Scholarships, Middle Temple; Silk 2008; admitted to the Bars of Bermuda and Trinidad & Tobago; co-author of ‘The Law of Bank Payments’ (Longmans); co-editor ‘Commercial Court Procedure’ (Sweet & Maxwell); contributor to various banking, finance and insurance journals; international arbitrator (ICC, LCIA and ad hoc references); CEDR-accredited mediator. Appointed Adjudicator, Lehman Brothers International (Europe) Scheme of Arrangement (2018)
Secretary and Executive Committee; Commercial Bar Association; Chairman, Bar Council Member Services Board.
St Paul’s School (First Foundation Scholar); Magdalen College, Oxford (1985 Open Scholar, MA Literae Humaniores First Class Hons; Editor of ISIS); City University, London (1986 Dip Law with Distinction).
Arts, opera, theatre, wine, travel.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2
Timothy Howe QC –Fountain Court Chambers ‘Very user friendly, approachable and a great team member, whether you are the senior partner or the trainee – always involved in the most difficult and complex cases, particularly on the banking side.’(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2 (IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2
Timothy Howe QC –Fountain Court Chambers ‘Someone who tribunals listen to because he’s always thought carefully about everything he’s going to say. And opponents listen too because he will always put his case well.’(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1