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UK Bar Guide 2023

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Fraud: Civil
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David Davies KC is an experienced advocate who has represented clients in some of the most high-profile and high-value fraud and international arbitration cases in London in recent years. He has been described in the legal directories as “a Rolls Royce technical lawyer”, “a man of real talent and real insight”, a “brilliant practitioner” and a “fine lawyer”. David has considerable experience working with large teams of solicitors, foreign lawyers and experts and is known for his “soft people skills” and has been described as a “pleasure to work with” and “very popular with clients”.

Since taking silk in 2021, he has acted as lead counsel in several major matters including aspects of the US$850 million Mints litigation in the Commercial Court and an eight-party jurisdictional appeal in The Public Institute for Social Security v. Banque Pictet. He is representing the former Deputy Finance Minister of Mozambique in the Mozambique “tuna bonds” case (one of the largest commercial trials of 2023) and is also instructed as lead counsel by a leading London litigation practice on a confidential shareholders’ dispute involving allegations of unfair prejudice (four-week hearing in 2022).

David has extensive experience of heavy High Court trial work, having appeared in the 11-week Tatneft trial, the 9-week Bank Trust trial and the 24-week Fiona Trust trial. He also has considerable experience of freezing orders, jurisdictional disputes and international arbitration.

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Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

David Davies KC
David Davies KC is an experienced practitioner who centres his commercial practice on fraud and has contested many significant cases. Many of the instructions he accepts relate to CIS countries.


Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)
6
Band 6

David Davies KC

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