Bernard Devlin > Chambers of David Josse KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Josse KC
5 St Andrews Hill
LONDON
EC4V 5BZ
England
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Work Department

Bernard has a wealth of experience as a common law and chancery barrister, with over 35 years' at the Bar. He is a specialist in the areas of property law, contract law, and the law affecting the business client.

Position

Bernard has practised continuously at the Bar since 1980 in the fields of Common Law and Chancery, acting on behalf of corporate and individual clients. His practice covers many areas and can best be described as encompassing property law, contract law, and the law affecting the business client (company law, partnership law, banking law, insolvency, mortgages and suretyship, trade marks, passing off and copyright).

Bernard has twice represented clients in the House of Lords in the leading cases of Barclays Bank v O’Brien [1994] 1 AC 180 and UCB Home Loans Corporation Ltd v Moore sub nom Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge (No.2) [2002] 2 AC 113.

Over the years he has appeared in a number of important Court of Appeal cases.


Bernard accepts direct public access instructions.

Career

Bernard was called to the Bar in 1980.