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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
Email:
Web:
www.fountaincourt.co.uk
London, Singapore

Nik Yeo

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7583 3335
Email:
Fountain Court Chambers (Fountain Court Chambers)

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial and civil litigation and arbitration, with a particular emphasis on finance-related matters (including professional negligence), arbitration and conflict of laws issues

Career

Called 2000, Middle Temple; also admitted as barrister and solicitor, Victoria; sometime lecturer in law, Wadham College, Oxford; prior to joining the Bar, practised as a solicitor with Slaughter and May, London, in a wide range of English and cross-border banking and finance-related areas.

Member

Commercial Bar Association; LCIA.

Education

University of Melbourne (LLB Hons, BA Hons); Wadham College, Oxford (BCL, First Class).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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

Nik Yeo - Fountain Court ChambersVery knowledgeable on the law and application of it to difficult products and facts.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading juniors

Nik Yeo - Fountain Court ChambersA powerful and persuasive advocate.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Nik Yeo - Fountain Court ChambersVery knowledgeable.

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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