Once again, we are pleased to see two senior silks of Fountain Court recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2022 ‘Stars at the Bar’ list. The individuals listed have “proved their excellence across a range of practice areas as researched and ranked by the Chambers UK Bar team”.

Head of Chambers Bankim Thanki QC and Richard Lissack QC have been named in the list. Their profiles are listed below.


“He’s got an outstanding intellect and he gives clients what they most need, which is a clear and well-judged advice.” “Bankim Thanki QC is unbelievably clever, deadly in cross-examinations and his submissions are superb. The courts eat out of his hands.” “A genuine all-rounder who has the universal respect of his clients, his opponents and the judiciary.”  “Bankim Thanki is extremely authoritative, hard-working and knowledgeable. He’s measured and sophisticated in client handling. The complete-package barrister.”


“Richard Lissack QC is so charming and has an enormous brain. He’s also good humoured and fun to work with.”  “One of those fantastically versatile QCs, he can cover all the issues in a multi-faceted matter – he brings you something not many QCs can. Richard is very user-friendly, incredibly responsive, and someone who always gives the service the client needs.” “He is excellent; he has very, very good judgement, years of experience, and his delivery is excellent. He is measured and judges trust him.”