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David Alexander QC

Tel:
Work 020 7696 9900
Email:
Web:
www.southsquare.com
South Square (South Square)

Position

He has a predominantly litigation-based practice with a particular emphasis on company, commercial, banking, insolvency and restructuring, civil fraud and contentious trust work. He has appeared regularly in courts in England, including the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the Privy Council. David has also acted extensively in relation to international cases including in the Bahamas, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Jersey and Gibraltar.

Over the course of the more than 30 years that David has been at the Bar (11 of which have been in silk) David has been instructed in relation to many of the major insolvencies that have taken place since the late 1980s, including BCCI, Maxwell, Parmalat, TXU, Madoff, Enron, Lehman, MF Global and Landsbanki.

A specialist and highly recommended trial lawyer David has appeared in many major, lengthy trials including in relation to the Maxwell saga, the KWELM litigation, New Gadget Shop and the Thyssen litigation in Bermuda.  More recent significant trials include Smithson v Naggar (breach of duty/misrepresentation claim), LBI hf v Stanford (claim for repayment of £20 million), International Consolidated Minerals Limited, Moses v Fry (breach of duty claim against former administrators), Marrache & Co v Jyske Bank (dishonest assistance/knowing receipt claim in Gibraltar) and Ma v Wong (unfair prejudice claim in BVI).

Career

Called 1987; QC 2006; called ad hoc to the Bars of Bermuda and the Bahamas.

Member

COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Magdalene College, University of Cambridge (MA).


London Bar

Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading Silks

David Alexander QC - South SquareHe is very responsive, quick to role his sleeves up, and gives clear, robust advice.

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Silks

David Alexander QC - South SquareHe is quick to role his sleeves up, and gave clear, robust advice.

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Offshore

Within: Leading Silks

David Alexander QC - South SquareA tenacious advocate with a real flair for cross-examination.

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