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David Greene

Tel:
Work 020 7691 4000
Email:
Web:
www.edwincoe.com/our-people/david-greene/
Edwin Coe LLP

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

David was articled with Edwin Coe and qualified in 1980, becoming a partner in 1984. He was appointed Senior Partner of the Firm in April 2011. David specialises in commercial litigation including competition claims and claims on behalf of shareholders, and is Head of the Group Action Litigation department.

He has developed a strong following in contentious competition work being involved in cases in front of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), High Court and Competition Commission. He has for many years advised sovereign states on disputes in international tribunals and particularly specialises in work involving governments in sub-Saharan Africa.

David was appointed by the Lord Chancellor to the Civil Procedure Rules Committee in 1997. He was then appointed in 2002 as a member of the Civil Justice Council. He is the author of “Civil Procedure Rules”, an associate editor of “Civil Practice Manual”, on the editorial board of Butterworths’ “The Civil Court Practice” (“the Green Book”), a contributor to the Law Society’s “Civil Litigation Manual”, and the author of two titles for Atkins Court Forms.

Career

Trained Edwin Coe; qualified 1980; partner 1984. President of the London Solicitors Litigation Association (2008 – 2010). Publications of note: editor and contributor ‘Civil Court Practice’ (Butterworths); contributor ‘Civil Litigation Handbook’; author ‘Atkins Court Forms’; author ‘Civil Procedure Rules’; contributor ‘International Employment’.

Member

Council member Law Society (international practice); IBA; American Bar Association (international section); executive member Eastern Africa Association; Royal Africa Society; trustee The Music Centre; consultant editor to the New law Journal; The Law Society (International Practice).

Education

London University (MSc); College of Law.


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil

Edwin Coe LLP focuses on claimant work and is adept at handling securities and consumer fraud claims, cartel frauds, bankruptcy and corporate Ponzi frauds. Other areas of expertise include asset tracing, pursuing and defending claims of misfeasance by directors and insolvency. The firm is particularly experienced in in work in sub-Saharan Africa, advising the World Bank and donor governments, among others. Clients include large groups of consumers and shareholders. Head of team David Greene is described as 'the embodiment of the Edwin Coe business model - draped in experience, calm in any storm and highly effective'.

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Edwin Coe LLP has a strong bias towards claimant work and fraud matters, and undertakes a wide range of high-profile work, from defamations, to disciplinary work, to contentious IP, competition and property disputes. Litigation and dispute resolution team head David Greene has a niche class action practice and Ali Zaidi is restructuring and insolvency head. Nick Neocleous is also highly regarded, and Zahira Hussain, Fred Sheppard and  Thomas Johnson are the key senior associates.

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