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Chambers of Michael Furness QC
Wilberforce Chambers
8 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QP
England

Position

A senior London based silk with an established reputation as a strategist and advocate in the field of commercial litigation and dispute resolution. David is also highly regarded in the fields of sport, professional negligence and EU transport regulation. Although the majority of his work is based in England and Wales, over recent years David has conducted substantial pieces of litigation on behalf of the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands (both on the Islands and in the Privy Council) in constitutional, commercial and judicial review cases, as well as litigation concerning the Island’s recent Commission of Inquiry. David has also appeared in and advised on major matters for institutional clients in other Caribbean territories including Anguilla, BVI and the Bahamas.

Career

Called 1976; Gray’s Inn; QC 1997; Recorder; deputy High Court judge; bencher of Gray’s Inn; legal member FAPL Panel; arbitrator (Sports Dispute Resolution Panel); treasurer BBA; admitted to Bars of Gibraltar, Anguilla, Turks and Caico Islands and British Virgin Islands.

Memberships

Welsh Circuit; Door tenant 30 Park Place, Cardiff; Door tenant 20 The Sands Barristers Chambers, St Kitts; Associated with Messrs Karam & Missick, Turks & Caicos Islands; Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; FAPL Board (Legal Member); FA (Legal Member); Professional Negligence Bar Association; CIArb

Education

Balliol College, Oxford 1975 BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, 1996 MA.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional negligence

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