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Fountain Court Chambers


Barrister dealing with commercial litigation, aviation, civil fraud, banking and finance, international arbitration, investment arbitration, commercial crime, professional negligence, insurance and reinsurance. Recent High Court cases include Barthelemy v Duet and Tinkler v Stobart.


Called 2012; Lincoln’s Inn.




Cambridge (2009 BA History 1st Class); BPP Law School (2010 GDL, Distinction); Kaplan Law School (2012 BPTC, Outstanding).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Aviation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Giles RobertsonFountain Court Chambers ‘He is an intellectual powerhouse, superb on thinking up imaginative arguments, outstanding on paper, and a very talented advocate. He will go very far and is already established as a trusted adviser by the aviation litigation community.’

Fountain Court Chambers is regarded as ‘an impressive set and a go-to for aviation’ with expertise in a range of commercial disputes including redelivery, leasing and aircraft purchase agreements. The set is also experienced in aviation claims involving disaster, catastrophic loss and damage. Akhil Shah KC acted for Goshawk in relation to leasing disputes concerning a Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Michael McLaren KC has acted for Olympic Council of Asia in a claim for damages arising from a purchase agreement for an executive jet. Bankim Thanki KC and Rosalind Phelps KC are frequently instructed by major airlines and regulators while John Taylor KC is acting for Ryanair in a Commercial Court action. Giles Robertson  focuses on civil fraud and banking matters in this space.