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Fountain Court Chambers

FOUNTAIN COURT, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7583 3335
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London, Singapore

Paul Sinclair QC

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

Position

Paul specialises in complex Commercial and Chancery disputes in particular in cases involving insurance, banking, company disputes and civil fraud. Recent highlights include acting for the successful bank in the first civil Libor-fixing trial (PAG v RBS) and the subsequent London Executive Aviation v RBS litigation. Paul frequently acts in company and partnership disputes including numerous unfair prejudice petitions as well as acting recently for the successful appellant in the Supreme Court in the Eclairs v JKX claim concerning powers of Directors under the Companies Act. Paul has considerable experience of fraud work including in relation to freezing and search orders, contempt of court claims as well as trial work. In the aviation field Paul has acted in matters arising out of Monarch Airlines administration and for the successful claimant in the Novus Aviation v Alubaf Bank dispute concerning aircraft finance.

Career

Called 1998, Middle Temple. QC 2018.

Publications

Contributor to Trusts and Trustees Contributor to Insurance and Reinsurance Law Briefing andInternational Banking and Financial Law (in relation to Bitcoin and ICOs); Contributing Editor of Commercial Court Procedure (Sweet & Maxwell) Contributor to Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Precedents of Pleadings on Aviation Precedents (Sweet and Maxwell) Joint author, Carriage by Air (Butterworths) The “Aviation” section in Bullen Leake & Jacob’s Precedents of Pleadings

Member

Combar.

Education

M.A Cambridge (First Class Honours) LL.M Harvard (Magna cum laude, equiv.) ICSL (Outstanding) Variety of University prizes including: Sweet and Maxwell Prize (for highest First in Law in University), Schuldman Plate (for best overall graduate of Caius College), Scholar's Prize (x3), Sir William McNair Law Prize (x2) and George Long Prize. Variety of Bar prizes including Barstow Scholarship, Middle Temple Certificate of Honour, Queen Mother Scholarship, Harmsworth Entrance Exhibition


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: 2018 Silks

Paul Sinclair QC - Fountain Court ChambersMeasured and eloquent in court and entirely professional in his dealings, he is an effective and intelligent cross-examiner.

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Commercial litigation

Within: 2018 Silks

Paul Sinclair QC - Fountain Court ChambersExtremely able and forthright in his advice to clients as well as his advocacy.

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