David regularly appears in the Queen’s Bench and Chancery Divisions of the High Court in high value commercial cases. His areas of practice include the following:- sale of goods claims involving title issues, agency and commission claims, partnership disputes, insurance contract disputes, insurance fraud.
"Every element of his service is quite simply outstanding. He is a QC in junior's clothing. His intellectual ability is superb, his relationship with clients is superb, his advocacy skills are superb. His advice is extremely clear, very thorough and very well researched. You are not going to get much better, and it is really reassuring when you have him on board."
Chambers UK 2019
‘A super brain.’
Legal 500 2019
"He's a very calming influence in the court, never appears to be aggressive at all but gets what he needs." "Commercially minded and gets to the heart of the matter quickly." "The quality of his knowledge is excellent."
Chambers UK 2017
‘Professional with an excellent depth of knowledge.’'He has a strong track record of winning.’‘Recommended for commercial contract disputes and professional negligence claims.’‘Recommended for landlord and tenant matters.’
Legal 500 2016
"Intelligent, personable and commercial." "He's very knowledgeable and good on technical points." "He's not only knowledgeable about the law but also commercially aware."
Chambers UK 2016
Sutcliffe v. Lloyd & MGL Limited (CA)
Failed joint venture to develop land / proprietary estoppel / entire agreement clause
Yaqoob v. Royal Insurance (CA )
Evidence and the burden of proof in insurance fraud claims
Ahad & Ahmed v. Uddin (CA)
on s.9 Arbitration Act 1996
Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry (2008-2013)
Judge of the Property Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal (appointed 2013)
David is a member of the Chancery Bar Association and of the Midlands Chancery and Commercial Bar Association.
Member of the Association of Midland Mediators.
First class degree in Law from Cambridge University
Wolfson Scholarship (Lincoln's Inn)
Hardwicke Scholarship (Lincoln's Inn)
Hubert Greenland Scholarship (Lincoln's Inn)