Edward Levey KC > Fountain Court Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Fountain Court Chambers


Barrister specialising in commercial and civil litigation and arbitration, including banking, civil fraud, insurance and professional negligence / professional discipline.


Research assistant, Law Commission of England and Wales 1997-98; part-time tutor in law, UCL 1997-99; called 1999, Inner Temple; editor of ‘Commercial Court Procedure’ (Sweet & Maxwell), contributor to ‘Civil Court Service’ (the ‘Brown Book’) (Jordans) and contributor to ‘Professional Negligence and Liability’ (Informa). Silk 2020.


Modern Hebrew, basic French.


Combar; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.


Newcastle Royal Grammar School; Robinson College, Cambridge (1996 BA (Hons) Law); Wadham College, Oxford (1997 BCL).


Travel, cycling.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Edward Levey KCFountain Court ChambersA very robust, forceful and persuasive advocate. Excellent on his feet.

Considered a ‘stand out set in solicitors’ professional regulation‘ the set at Fountain Court Chambers  has a ‘strong offering at all levels‘. Richard Coleman KC, who is considered ‘excellent all round‘, led Philip Ahlquist, standing before the Supreme Court in Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Limited, a dispute concerning the enforcement of solicitors’ undertakings in connection with group actions concerning the “dieselgate” emissions scandal. In Financial Reporting Council v C.A. Humphreys, Michael McLaren KC advised the former CFO of Conviviality plc – the insolvent former owner of Bargain Booze – in connection with an investigation by the FRC for alleged misconduct. In addition, Edward Levey KC went up against Marianne Butler in SRA v Mishcon de Reya, focusing on allegations made against the firm by the SRA. In addition, Patricia Robertson KC was appointed to the Astana International Financial Centre Advisory Panel to advise on legal services regulation.