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Fountain Court Chambers

FOUNTAIN COURT, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
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Fax 020 7353 0329
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5 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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London, Singapore

David Murray

Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
Email:
Fountain Court Chambers (Fountain Court Chambers)

Position

Commercial litigation including banking, financial services, insurance/reinsurance, aviation, sale of goods, conflict of laws, financial regulation, civil fraud and professional negligence.

Recent notable cases include: the RBS Rights Issue Litigation [2017] EWHC 1217 (Ch); Tigris International NV v China Southern Airlines Co Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 1649 (aviation/sale of goods); A.H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd v Al-Thani [2012] EWHC 3156 (QB) (sale of goods/freezing injunctions); Injazat Technology Fund v Najafi [2012] EWHC 4171 (Comm) (anti-arbitration injunctions); Deutsche Bank AG v Petromena ASA [2015] EWCA Civ 226 (jurisdiction under Lugano Convention); Stone & Rolls Ltd v Moore Stephens [2009] UKHL 39, [2009] 1 AC 1391 (auditors’ negligence and the illegality defence); Safeway Stores Ltd v Twigger [2010] EWCA Civ 1472; [2011] 2 All ER 841 (recoverability of indemnity in respect of criminal penalties).

Other recent experience and current instructions include various substantial confidential commercial arbitrations in London and overseas; a heavy and complex Commercial Court dispute arising out of a CDO transaction; and a variety of financial mis-selling claims.

Career

Called 2004. Internship at ICC, Paris, Oct-Dec 2005; Pegasus Scholar, Hong Kong, Sep-Dec 2007.

Languages

French.

Member

COMBAR. Authorised to practise in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

Education

Christ Church, Oxford: BA 2001 (First), BCL 2002 (Distinction). Vinerian Scholarship 2002; Eldon Scholarship 2004.

Leisure

Climbing, sailing.


London Bar

Aviation

Within: Aviation – Leading juniors

David Murray - Fountain Court ChambersHe is a hugely talented junior with great attention to detail.

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Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

David Murray - Fountain Court ChambersA very safe pair of hands.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

David Murray - Fountain Court ChambersHe is experienced in financial sector professional negligence claims.

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