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Tel:
Work 020 7395 3000
Fax:
Fax 020 7395 3100
Email:
Web:
www.wedlakebell.com

David Golten

Tel:
Work 020 7406 1633
Email:
Web:
wedlakebell.com/david-golten.html
Wedlake Bell LLP

Work Department

Commercial litigation.

Position

Partner specialising in commercial litigation and acting for a wide range of UK and international corporations, public bodies, professional firms and high-net-worth individuals in a wide variety of commercial dispute forums, including those with an international element. Work includes professional negligence, technology development disputes, commercial contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, financial and banking litigation, professional regulation and disciplinary, fraud and judicial review. David has acted in several reported cases and has had cases in the Court of Appeal, the House of Lords and the European Court of Justice. David also acts for occupational pension scheme trustees and scheme administrators in matters concerning overpayments, member complaints and disputes concerning pension scheme documentation.

Recent experience includes representing a US defence conglomerate in a dispute concerning a design and build contract for an infra-red telescope for use in the Atacama Desert in Chile; representing the supplier in litigation concerning incorporation of terms into a cross-border commercial contract; representing beneficiaries in a large family trust dispute; representing a top ten accountancy firm in a dispute with a retiring partner; and acting in a case in which abuse of without prejudice privilege was tried as a preliminary issue.

Career

Trained Hyde Mahon Bridges; qualified 1994; joined Trower & Hamlins 1997, then Cannings Connolly and became partner and head of litigation before joining Wedlake Bell as partner in November 2012.

Education

LLB (Hons) Law.

Leisure

Family.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Wedlake Bell LLP is 'very good, quick to respond and gives overall reasonable value for money'. The practice is focused on disputes involving professional negligence, commercial contracts, judicial review, procurement, IP, insolvency and trusts. It is also well known for property litigation and construction disputes. David Golten is 'very commercial and responsive'.

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