Education

Chartered Engineer 1976;

Barrister (Middle Temple) call 2006;

Called to the Gibraltar Bar in 2013;

Fellow Institution of Civil Engineers (UK);

Fellow Hong Kong Institution of Engineers;

Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators;

Member Bar Association for Commerce, Finance and Industry;

Member International Bar Association.

David's recent dispute resolution experience includes:

  • Contractor's representative in an LCIA arbitration, claims value USD 16m; 

  • Representing a Turkish government ministry in multiple dispute adjudication cases arising from a 3 billion dollar infrastructure development;

  • Preparation of an adjudication case in London arising from underground rail works; 

  • Lead advocate in ICC arbitration proceedings in Malaysia arising from a construction contract in Germany governed by the law of the Kingdom of Thailand;

  • Advice to a Thai public company fabricator concerning a contract to fabricate process plant equipment for shipping to and erection in Australia;

  • Advice to contractors in Bulgaria and Russia in connection with delay claims and the state's counter claims regarding defective work;

  • Independent commercial and technical reports for owner's boards, insurers and surety bond providers in Ireland, Hong Kong, Laos, Singapore and Thailand;

Other Information

David specialises in construction dispute resolution. Before studying law David had already established a successful construction practice. After experience with contractors and client organisations in the design and construction of infrastructure developments in UK, Egypt, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan David spent a decade leading a project management company in South East Asia before its acquisition by a European multinational. David then spent 5 years practising as an expert witness and arbitrator before reading law and subsequently qualifying as a barrister at the Inns of Court School of Law in London.



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Education

Chartered Engineer 1976;

Barrister (Middle Temple) call 2006;

Called to the Gibraltar Bar in 2013;

Fellow Institution of Civil Engineers (UK);

Fellow Hong Kong Institution of Engineers;

Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators;

Member Bar Association for Commerce, Finance and Industry;

Member International Bar Association.

David's recent dispute resolution experience includes:

  • Contractor's representative in an LCIA arbitration, claims value USD 16m; 

  • Representing a Turkish government ministry in multiple dispute adjudication cases arising from a 3 billion dollar infrastructure development;

  • Preparation of an adjudication case in London arising from underground rail works; 

  • Lead advocate in ICC arbitration proceedings in Malaysia arising from a construction contract in Germany governed by the law of the Kingdom of Thailand;

  • Advice to a Thai public company fabricator concerning a contract to fabricate process plant equipment for shipping to and erection in Australia;

  • Advice to contractors in Bulgaria and Russia in connection with delay claims and the state's counter claims regarding defective work;

  • Independent commercial and technical reports for owner's boards, insurers and surety bond providers in Ireland, Hong Kong, Laos, Singapore and Thailand;

Other Information

David specialises in construction dispute resolution. Before studying law David had already established a successful construction practice. After experience with contractors and client organisations in the design and construction of infrastructure developments in UK, Egypt, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan David spent a decade leading a project management company in South East Asia before its acquisition by a European multinational. David then spent 5 years practising as an expert witness and arbitrator before reading law and subsequently qualifying as a barrister at the Inns of Court School of Law in London.