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Essex Court Chambers

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24 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3EG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7813 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7813 8080
DX:
320 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.essexcourt.com
London, Singapore

David Peters

Tel:
Work 020 7813 8000
Email:
Essex Court Chambers (Essex Court Chambers)

Position

Wide experience of commercial law with emphasis on general commercial litigation, civil fraud, insolvency and company law disputes. Particular expertise in dealing with cases with an international element (including disputes over jurisdiction and applicable law). Acts as both junior counsel in relation to substantial High Court litigation and as a sole advocate and advisor. Notable recent cases include: VTB Capital v Nutritek & Others [2011] EWCA Civ 1252, [2011] EWHC 3107 – instructed for the claimant in a complex jurisdictional dispute relating to an ongoing US$350m fraud claim; Re Bickland [2012] EWHC 706 – acted for the applicant in relation to a dispute over the treatment of costs of an administration application which was rendered otiose by an out-of-court appointment of administrators; Zodiac v Third Eye (TCC, 2012) – acted for the claimant in a substantial claim for fraudulent misrepresentation relating to the sale of a virtual reality training simulator.

Career

Called 2005, Middle Temple; joined Essex Court Chambers 2012.

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge (2003 elected scholar of Trinity Hall, 2004 BA (Law)).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

David Peters - Essex Court Chambers β€˜Confident and forthright, he articulates powerful arguments and inspires confidence.’

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading juniors

David Peters - Essex Court Chambers β€˜Good on his feet, feisty, and to the point.’

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

David Peters - Essex Court Chambers β€˜Oodles of common sense and the ability to sort the wheat from the chaff.’

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading juniors

David Peters - Essex Court Chambers β€˜Analytical, incisive and dynamic.’

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