Bankim Thanki QC is a leading Silk at Fountain Court Chambers in London. His practice spans a wide range of commercial litigation, arbitration, regulatory investigations and inquiries (both public and private). Notable cases have included leading successfully for GMR in its dispute with the Republic of the Maldives over the international airport at Malé, for Deloitte LLP in its successful appeal against the record fine imposed by the FRC over its involvement in MG Rover, for Vincent Tchenguiz in his civil claim against the SFO, for the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago in the public inquiry into the collapse of Colonial Life Insurance, for Lloyds Bank in the OFT test case on Bank Charges, for the son of the King of Bahrain in his dispute with the late Michael Jackson, for the Bank of England in the Three Rivers litigation and for Qantas in The Deep Vein Thrombosis and Air Travel Group Litigation. Bankim has been instructed to advise the central banks of a number of countries including the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Bank of England. Among other works, he is the editor of The Law of Privilege published by Oxford University Press.