The members of Fountain Court Chambers congratulate Paul Gott and Richard Coleman on their success in the
2011-12 Queen’s Counsel Appointments Competition announced on Wednesday 29th February 2012.

Paul Gott regularly advises in Commercial & Employment (including industrial relations law) related matters and has extensive advocacy experience in the Court of Appeal, High Court, EAT, Employment Tribunals as well as County Courts and the Coroner’s Court. Paul is recognised by Chambers & Partners as a leading Employment practitioner.

Richard Coleman has a broad civil practice.  In 2007 he was appointed to the Attorney General’s A Panel of barristers who conduct important and complex cases on behalf of Government departments.  He provides expert advice and advocacy in Commercial law, Employment, Financial Services Regulation, Professional Discipline, Public Law and Tax. Richard is recognised by Chambers & Partners as a leading practitioner in the areas of Banking & Finance and Financial Services.

Paul Gott and Richard Coleman will formally become Silks when they receive their letters patent and make their declarations before the Lord Chancellor at a ceremony on Friday 30th March 2012.