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Fountain Court Chambers

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

Richard Handyside QC

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

Position

Commercial litigation, including banking and financial services, professional negligence, civil fraud, competition law, conflicts of laws, insurance, restitution and arbitration. 

Commercial litigation, including banking and financial services, professional negligence, civil fraud, competition law, conflicts of laws, insurance, restitution and arbitration. Current / recent cases include National Bank of Kazakhstan v The Bank of New York Mellon (interpretation of a Global Custody Agreement); State of Netherlands v Deutsche Bank (operation of the ISDA Credit Support Annex in a negative interest rate environment); Property Alliance Group v RBS (Libor / alleged mis-selling of swaps); Dana Gas v Dana Gas Sukuk Ltd (injunction; Islamic finance); Federal Deposit Insurance Corp v Barclays Bank & Others (alleged anti-competitive conduct / Libor); Ingenious Litigation (alleged mis-selling of film finance investments); Deutsche Bank v Petromena (jurisdiction under the Lugano Convention); Decura v UBS (interpretation and application of a material adverse change clause).

Career

Called 1993. QC 2009.

Member

COMBAR.

Education

Marlborough College; University of Bristol (1991 LLB Hons First Class); Brasenose College, Oxford (1992 BCL First Class).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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

Richard Handyside QC - Fountain Court ChambersExcellent in the context of LIBOR and has a very good feel for the issues and potential pitfalls.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Richard Handyside QC - Fountain Court ChambersHaving so much court experience, he has good insight into what the bench is thinking.

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