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Chambers of Michael Todd QC

33 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1EN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 5532
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 0125
DX:
308 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.erskinechambers.com

David Chivers QC

Tel:
Work 020 7242 5532
Email:
Web:
www.erskinechambers.com/
Erskine Chambers (Chambers of Michael Todd QC)

Position

David is a highly experienced, sought-after silk who specialises in company law, corporate litigation and corporate restructuring/insolvency - onshore, offshore and internationally. He is known for the quality of both his advocacy and advisory skills. David has acted on many of the leading cases and transactions in these areas, including: Dee Valley Group Plc; Vodafone PLC/ Verizon; Shire PLC; BHP Billiton PLC, Validus Holdings v IPC (corporate advisory and schemes of arrangement); Jackson v Dear; Liverpool Football Club -  RBS v Hicks; Arbuthnott v Charterhouse; Ron Dennis v TAG and McLaren Technology (corporate litigation); Trustees of Olympic Airlines SA Pension Scheme v Olympic Airlines; Singularis v PwC; PwC v Saad; Weavering v SEB; DD Realisations (Supreme Court and Privy Council, insolvency); Halliwells LLP, Constellation Group (restructuring).  

Career

Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn and Chair of Audit and Risk Committee. Admitted to the Bars of the following jurisdictions: BVI, and ad hoc to Bermuda and Cayman. Acting Judge of the BVI Commercial Court January to March 2018.


PUBLICATIONS:
Contributor to Co-operatives that Work (Spokesman 1988); Practice and Procedure in the Companies Court (Lloyds of London Press 1997); The Law of Majority Shareholders Power, Use and Abuse (OUP 2017).

Member

ChBA, ILA, III, RISA (Cayman).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

David Chivers QC - Erskine ChambersAlways ready with a complete answer to any legal question, regardless of how difficult or problematic it is.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading Silks

David Chivers QC - Erskine ChambersHe is a go-to for any novel, complex or non-routine company law advice.

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Silks

David Chivers QC - Erskine ChambersHe seems to see things that others sometimes don’t.

Within: Insolvency

Erskine Chambers contains practitioners well versed in contentious insolvencies and corporate restructuring, drawing on substantial experience from large insolvencies acted in over the last decade. The set is particularly strong in cases where insolvency intersects with banking and finance or civil fraud. David Chivers QC was instructed in Liquidators of Weavering MacroFixed Income Fund v Skandanaviska Ensiklda Banken; Peter Arden QC continued to act in Re Lehman Brothers International(Europe): the surplus schemeRaquel Agnello QC has developed a niche in the interface between insolvency and pensions law.

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Offshore

Within: Leading Silks

David Chivers QC - Erskine ChambersHe has experience from stints on the BVI bench,

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