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David Murray

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David Murray is a partner in the Dispute Resolution team at Blandy & Blandy LLP.

David is a very experienced litigator, accustomed to providing practical and commercial advice to corporate bodies and individuals on disputes of all sizes and complexity. He also advises clients on risk identification, avoidance and management.

In addition, David is a qualified mediator via the ADR Group, skilled in appearing as an advocate at innumerable mediations.

Throughout his career, David has been actively involved in advising insolvency practitioners, funders, companies and directors on insolvency, turnaround and business reconstruction matters. He provides proactive advice on the wide range of issues that arise in insolvency and turnaround, including contract, property, and employment rights. David has a particular expertise in contentious insolvency matters.


Joined Blandy & Blandy LLP in 2014 from what is now Blake Morgan.




University of East Anglia, BA (Hons) European History and German Language, College of Law (London), CPE and LPC

South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

David Murray heads the commercial litigation and insolvency sub-practice at Blandy & Blandy LLP, with joint managing partner Philip D'Arcy heading the dispute resolution practice as a whole. Highlights included Murray advising a client in respect of its exposure to the administration of a major tobacco, food and alcohol wholesaler and defending another client against a range of claims, including that it had defamed its departing president. Clients of the ‘responsive and strong team’ include ePayroll Services, Englefield Estate Trust Corporation and BDO.  Debbie Brett and senior associate Jessica Irwin are other names to note.

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South East: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Blandy & Blandy LLP's insolvency team handles both contentious and advisory matters, such as corporate turnarounds, voluntary arrangements, administrations, liquidations, receivership, individual bankruptcies, investigations and debt recovery. Recent highlights include team lead David Murray's representation of a manufacturing company as creditor in its retention-of-title claim concerning the administration of Palmer & Harvey Group; he also advised a global technology platform provider on the defence and settlement of several court proceedings, as well as the refinancing and restructuring of the international group. Corporate lawyer David Few advises on insolvency-related transactions, while the real estate and employment partners provide additional support. BDO, Harrisons Business Recovery and Insolvency, Quantuma and KRE Corporate Recovery are among the active clients.

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