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London, Singapore

John Taylor QC

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

Position

John Taylor has a broad commercial litigation practice, including banking, financial services, professional negligence, aviation and commercial fraud. His work includes appearing in international commercial arbitrations and market tribunals as well as in overseas jurisdictions. 

Recent banking cases include the AIG Bond litigation; the PPI litigation; interest rate swaps litigation; LIBOR litigation and the test case concerning the interpretation of Northern Rock’s standard terms (Northern Rock Asset Management v McAdam [2016] Bus LR 232).  

Recent aviation cases include a 2 week ICC arbitration concerning disputes under the leases of 2 Boeing 737 aircraft (contractual construction, maintenance reserves, return condition). He is presently acting in a test case concerning the EC denied boarding and delay regulation, listed before the Court of Appeal in 2019.

Current commercial fraud cases include acting for private equity investors against the directors and vendors of businesses in which allegations of fraudulent accounting are made. His Russian work has recently included disputes arising out of the sanctions imposed on aluminium manufacturer Rusal.

Professional negligence claims include acting for company liquidators in a High Court claim against a big 4 accountancy firm arising out of the collapse of a lending business and an LCIA arbitration hearing concerning the collapse of a hedge fund involving allegations of negligence against the manager. 

Career

Called 1993, Middle Temple, Astbury Scholar; admitted to the DIFC Court (Dubai); contributor to ‘The Law of Bank Payments’ (5th ed 2018) Sweet & Maxwell, and to ‘Carriage by Air’ Butterworths.

Member

Commercial Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; British Association for Sport and Law.

Education

Cambridge University (1991 MA Hons First Class).

Leisure

Tennis, football, skiing.


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Aviation

Within: Aviation – Leading silks

John Taylor QC - Fountain Court ChambersHe is impressive; punchy, robust and authoritative.

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Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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

John Taylor QC - Fountain Court ChambersPunchy, robust and authoritative.

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