David Halpern KC > 4 New Square Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

4 New Square Chambers
4 New Square

Living Wage

Work Department

Professional negligence and commercial Chancery litigation.


Since taking silk in 2006, David has continued to focus on his core areas of professional negligence and commercial Chancery work. He particularly relishes the challenge of acting for or against professionals in areas which call on his expertise in the underlying issues of property, company law, insolvency and accounts. He has wide experience of both litigation and mediation, as well as advisory work. He sits part-time as a deputy High Court judge in the Chancery Division, is a Bencher of Gray’s Inn and an advocacy trainer for the Inn and has chaired disciplinary tribunals for the Bar Standards Board. He has been called to the Bar of Gibraltar


Chancery Bar Association (former chairman of the International Subcommittee), COMBAR, Property Bar Association and Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

David Halpern KC4 New Square

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

David Halpern KC4 New SquareUnfailingly polite, always manages his case load well , lets you know when he will deliver and more importantly delivers on time.’