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Fountain Court Chambers

FOUNTAIN COURT, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 0329
DX:
5 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.fountaincourt.co.uk
London, Singapore

Tamara Oppenheimer

Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
Email:
Fountain Court Chambers (Fountain Court Chambers)

Position

Barrister practising in civil and commercial law, including aviation, banking, professional negligence and insurance.

Career

Called 2002, Inner Temple; former solicitor (litigation department Allen & Overy); judicial assistant to Lord Woolf (2000); legal assistant at the Treasury Solicitor (1997-8).

Languages

Good working knowledge of Russian and Italian.

Member

COMBAR.

Education

Dragon School, Oxford High School; Merton College, Oxford (BA Hons Philosophy, Politics and Economics First Class); City University (Diploma in Law, Distinction); Christ Church, Oxford (BCL Distinction).

Leisure

Opera, skiing, walking


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Aviation

Within: Aviation – Leading juniors

Tamara Oppenheimer - Fountain Court ChambersShe has a brilliant intellect and superb client handling skills.

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Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

Tamara Oppenheimer - Fountain Court ChambersAlways highly responsive, has an immense capacity for hard work and a pleasure to work with.

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Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading juniors

Tamara Oppenheimer - Fountain Court ChambersShe comes at problems from a commercial, client-savvy perspective.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Tamara Oppenheimer - Fountain Court ChambersNever shies away from knotty issues; gives clear, coherent and commercial advice.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Tamara Oppenheimer - Fountain Court ChambersExcellent.

Within: Professional negligence

Fountain Court Chambers is a ‘high-class set of barristers’ with ‘very effective advocates for professional negligence matters’. Financial services negligence is a key area of expertise and members have been advising on a number of claims arising out of or related to financial mis-selling issues. Bankim Thanki QC represented Lloyds Bank in a £20m LIBOR mis-selling claim, which included allegations of negligent advice in connection with the sale of financial products associated with lending to a property development company. Meanwhile, an unled Tamara Oppenheimer acted for Coutts in a £5m claim of product mis-selling and negligent investment advice. For valuers negligence, Mark Simpson QC led Nik Yeo and Nico Leslie in representing the claimant in the Gemini litigation, a claim arising out of alleged negligent valuation of 26 properties in a securitised portfolio valued at £1.2bn.

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