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Mishcon de Reya LLP, David Leibowitz, London, ENGLAND

David Leibowitz

Work 020 3321 7000
Mishcon de Reya LLP

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Dispute Resolution: Insolvency Litigation


David is a Partner in Dispute Resolution department. He is an insolvency litigation specialist.

David acts regularly for banks, insolvency practitioners, trade creditors, directors, shareholders, the Insolvency Service and foreign lawyers on both domestic and cross border insolvencies. He has extensive insolvency litigation experience, in particular in the context of fraud, cases concerning validity of security, asset recovery, guarantees, director’s duties, office holders duties, transaction avoidance and disqualification proceedings. He has particular expertise in restructuring and insolvency assignments in the insurance and financial services industries and the interaction between FSMA and the Insolvency Act.

David is a CEDR accredited mediator and a member of the R3 Education Committee. He is a consultant to Oxford University Press and is on the Consulting Editorial Board for LexisNexis and is recognised by both Chambers and Legal 500 as a leading practitioner in insolvency law. 

He lectures regularly on insolvency litigation and related topics and is the co-author of the Administrations chapters in the current edition of Tolley’s Insolvency Law. David has recently been appointed by the Ministry of Justice onto the Insolvency Rules Committee.

David sits on  Consulting Editorial Board for LexisNexis, the Education Committee of R3 and is a peer reviewer for Oxford University Press on restructuring and insolvency publications.

He also sits on the Insolvency Rules Committee, appointed by the Ministry of Justice


Mishcon de Reya LLP, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, Centre for Dispute Resolution


College of Law (London), Law Society Finals
Exeter University, (LLB)(Hons)

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