David Eaton Turner > New Square Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

New Square Chambers


Barrister specialising in company, corporate and personal insolvency, banking and commercial law and Chancery/commercial litigation. Cases include: Goldtrail Travel v Aydin [2015] 1 BCLC 89, [2016] 1 BCLC 635; Li Quan v Stuart Bray [2015] Fam Law 29; Husky Group Ltd [2014] EWHC 3003 (Ch); Yam Seng Pte Ltd v International Trade Corp [2013] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 526; Raithatha v Williamson [2012] 1 WLR 3559 personal insolvency; Pioneer Iron & Steel Group Ltd (BVI) [2011] corporate insolvency; Phoenix Contracts Ltd [2010] EWHC 2375 minority shareholders’ rights; ltsalat International Co Ltd v Allied TC Plc & Ors [2009] EWHC 1265 (Ch) company law, fiduciary duties; Dayman v Lawrence Graham [2008] EWCH 2125 and [2008) EWHC 2036 insolvency, professional negligence; GHE Realisations Ltd [2006] 1 WLR 287 insolvency, administration; Morris & Ors (Liquidators of BCCI) v Bank of India [2005] 2 BCLC 328, [2004] 2 BCLC 279 (Ch) banking, insolvency, fraudulent trading; Mumbray v Lapper [2005] BCC 990 company, derivative actions; Royal Bank of Scotland pie v Sandra Fielding, Times Law Report 16 May 2003 and [2004] EWCA Civ 64 (LTL 11 February 2004) Times Law Report 26 February 2004, CA banking; Gerson Leasing Limited v Loach (2002) CA L TL 10 July 2002 contract, construction of commercial leasing agreement; Gerson Leasing Limited v RFR Limited and others (2002) sale of goods, agency, liability of directors for fraudulent misrepresentation; Royal Bank of Scotland pie v Michael Fielding (2001) bankruptcy; Local Sunday Newspapers Ltd v Johnson Press pie [2001] PD 24062; LTL 10 October 2001 injunctions, passing off; Smith v UIC Insurance Limited [2001] BCC 11 LTL 20 January 2000 provisional liquidators, security for costs; Commissioners of Inland Revenue v Duce [1999] BPIR 189 insolvency, individual voluntary arrangements; Re Eileen Davies (a bankrupt) [1997] BPIR 619; Re Quayside Leisure Limited (1997) L TL 25 November 1997 disqualification of directors; Re a Company (No 00709 of 1992) [1997] 2 BCLC 739 company law, minority shareholders’ rights; Re Lewis’s of Leicester [1995] 1 BCLC 428 insolvency, company, trusts.


Called 1984; Lincoln’s Inn; called to the Bar of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI); Recorder (Civil) 2010.




Westminster School; University of London (Queen Mary College) (1983 LLB Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

David Eaton TurnerNew Square Chambers ‘David clearly has a wealth of insolvency knowledge and brought a calming presence to a couple of tricky situations, which were expertly navigated.’

London Bar > Company

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

David Eaton TurnerNew Square Chambers ‘There will be few who have a better grasp of the chancery jurisdiction and his careful and measured assessments are sound and greatly valued by clients.’

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

David Eaton TurnerNew Square Chambers ‘David is a good choice: always a pleasure to work with, very experienced and highly responsive.’