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FOUNTAIN COURT, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7583 3335
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Fax 020 7353 0329
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5 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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London, Singapore

Henry King QC

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

Position

General commercial litigation and arbitration practice, with a particular emphasis on banking and financial services. Notable cases include acting for Deutsche Bank in Deutsche Bank v Sebastian Holdings [2013] EWHC 3463 (Comm), for the Central Bank of Trinidad & Tobago in the CLICO Enquiry, for the Bar Council in R (Prudential) v HMRC [2013] UKSC 1, for John Pottage in Pottage v Financial Services Authority [2013] Lloyd’s Rep FC 16 and for the Bank of England in Three Rivers [2006] EWHC 816 (Comm).  

Career

ACA 1996, Called to the Bar of England and Wales 1998, called to the Bar of the BVI 2011, ad hoc call to the Bars of the Cayman Islands and of Trinidad and Tobago, Junior Counsel to the Crown (B panel 2010-2015, A panel 2015-2017), QC 2017.  

Publications:

Contributor to: The Law of Privilege (ed B. Thanki QC, OUP, 3rd edition 2017); Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Precedents of Pleadings, specialist contributor on Restitution (Sweet & Maxwell, 18th edition 2015); Information Rights: Law and Practice (ed. P Coppel QC, Hart Publishing, 4th edition 2014).  

Languages

Basic French.

Member

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Commercial Bar Association, Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers, Russian and CIS Arbitration Network.  

Education

Winchester College (Scholar); Balliol College, Oxford University (1992 BA Classics Double First); City University (Dip Law Distinction); chartered accountant.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – 2017 silks

Henry King QC - Fountain Court ChambersEspecially good on accounting type issues given his dual qualification.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – 2017 silks

Henry King QC - Fountain Court ChambersHis advice is always very clear, he is very user friendly and a good tactical thinker.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – 2017 silks

Henry King QC - Fountain Court ChambersA fantastic barrister with a good eye for detail.

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