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.
"David is a very commercial and very talented barrister."
Chambers UK 2023
"Friendly, commercially-focused and a man who shows great attention to detail."
Chambers UK 2023 (Chancery)
"Highly knowledgeable but also approachable."
Chambers UK 2022
"He is incredibly well respected."
Chambers UK 2022 (Chancery)
“He is the complete package: his drafting style is superb, he's a superb advocate and he's just a barrister who works with you.” “He is exceptionally good with clients and makes me feel at ease.”
Chambers UK 2021
“A super brain who is great with clients and a superb advocate.”
Legal 500 2021 (Commercial Litigation)
“Very bright and very strong on the technical law.”
Chambers UK 2020
“Pleasant and approachable, with a strong work ethic.”
Legal 500 2020
Sutcliffe v. Lloyd and 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 and 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)