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London, Singapore

Timothy Howe QC

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

Position

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; Masri Yemen oil & gas litigation; 9/11 WTC & Hurricane Katrina reinsurance claims; Eurotunnel restructuring; litigation relating to AIG, 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, and leading FTSE 100 companies and international corporations. Professional clients include the leading international law and accountancy firms.

Career

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)

Languages

French, Italian.

Member

Secretary and Executive Committee; Commercial Bar Association; Chairman, Bar Council Member Services Board.

Education

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).

Leisure

Arts, opera, theatre, wine, travel.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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

Timothy Howe QC - Fountain Court ChambersIncredibly hands on and commercial.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Timothy Howe QC - Fountain Court ChambersAlways on my shortlist for basically anything.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Timothy Howe QC - Fountain Court ChambersParticularly active in international arbitration.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading silks

Timothy Howe QC - Fountain Court ChambersHe’s got a hugely strong pedigree for financial services work.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Timothy Howe QC - Fountain Court ChambersAn excellent advocate and very good on paper.

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading silks

Timothy Howe - Fountain Court ChambersHe is a diligent, thorough, and exceptionally able counsel with an astute eye.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Timothy Howe QC - Fountain Court ChambersEasy to work with and very responsive.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Timothy Howe QC - Fountain Court ChambersA diligent, thorough, and exceptionally able counsel with an astute eye.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Timothy Howe QC - Fountain Court ChambersVery bright.

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