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Chambers of Michael Furness QC

8 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7306 0102
Fax:
Fax 020 7306 0095
DX:
311 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.wilberforce.co.uk

David Phillips QC

Tel:
Work 020 7306 0102
Email:
Wilberforce Chambers (Chambers of Michael Furness QC)

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.

Member

Associated member of barristers’ chambers/attorneys in Cardiff, Turks and Caico Islands, St Kitts.


London Bar

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

David Phillips QC - Wilberforce Chambers ‘He is disarmingly charming and puts his clients at ease while maintaining a laser focus on the issues at hand.’

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Sport

Within: Sport – Leading silks

David Phillips QC - Wilberforce Chambers ‘An excellent all-round sports practitioner. Very amiable and a very effective, experienced advocate.’

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