David Wheeler > Seddons > London, England > Lawyer Profile

120 New Cavendish Street

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


David has over 20 years experience of civil dispute resolution. He has acted for clients both corporate and individual, domestic and international, and generally in matters which require a sensitive approach to the issues; an appreciation of detail; and a forensic analysis of the facts and application of the law.  He is known for his dogged approach to complicated matters and his commitment to his clients and their interests. David has always tried to obtain the desired results through negotiation and mediation where possible.


  • 2019 – 2020 | Seddons, Partner
  • 1996 – 2019 | Curtis Turner & Drukker, Partner
  • 1988 – 1996 | Serious Fraud Office
  • 1986 – 1988 | Crown Prosecution Service

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Seddons has a strong track record in representing both claimants and defendants in litigation involving foreign governments, steel production, mining, fashion, and real estate. Dispute resolution head Christian Smith has particular expertise in corporate disputes, shareholder conflicts, and commercial agency matters; John Melville-Smith is an expert in challenges to wills, contested probate and inheritance disputes, and contractual and professional negligence claims; and David Wheeler is ‘highly experienced‘. Marvin Simons recently stepped down as department co-head, but stays on as consultant.