On 3 May 2016 Richard Lissack QC joins Fountain Court Chambers where he will add to the ranks of their market leading barristers and further enhance their reputation. A talented and high profile senior Queen’s Counsel, taking silk in 1994, Richard brings a stellar reputation with him to Fountain Court. He is both domestically and internationally renowned as one of the outstanding advocates of his generation and possesses the rare ability effectively to blend both substantial criminal and substantial civil experience. Richard is listed as a leader in the legal directories across 11 areas of law which span banking and financial services, global corporate investigations, regulation and enforcement – including financial crime and health and safety – and civil liberties and human rights, including inquests and public inquiries.

Bankim Thanki QC, deputy Head of Chambers at Fountain Court, said: “I have greatly enjoyed working with Richard on cases of real substance. Richard is in the front rank of senior QCs at the Bar.  He is a joy to work with and Fountain Court is delighted to be able to acquire such an outstanding talent.”

Alex Taylor, Senior Clerk at Fountain Court, comments: “We are really looking forward to Richard joining Fountain Court. He is undoubtedly one of the star Silks in the London and international disputes market. Richard’s recruitment will help to build on our excellence and reputation and assists Fountain Court to sustain its status as a pre-eminent set.”