Skip to content
BARRISTER PROFILE

Erskine Chambers

David Chivers QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments

Barrister profile for Global 2021

Profile view:
Global 2021

This individual is also ranked in:

UK Bar 2022

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Global
Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

Band 1

David Chivers QC
Esteemed practitioner who offers expert counsel and representation to clients across a range of areas, with an emphasis on company law and commercial restructuring and insolvency. He has vast experience handling complex matters at both the domestic and international levels. He has represented clients at all levels of the court system, and is no stranger to the Privy Council and the Supreme Court.
Strengths: "David is fantastic to work with - he is very responsive, a super-bright guy, and he does a superb job of putting concepts not easily grasped across to the judges." "He is excellent - a really strong advocate."
Recent work: Instructed in Trustees of Olympic Airlines SA Pension & Life Assurance Scheme v Olympic Airlines SA. The airline went into insolvent liquidation in Greece, but the trustees of its UK pension fund sought to wind up the company in secondary proceedings in England, so as to take advantage of UK pension protection legislation.
Learn more about this team View ranking table
Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 4

David Chivers QC
Strengths: "Gets to the heart of the case." "He always comes up with really clever solutions, and his advice is always spot on first time."
Recent work: Acted for Skandanaviska Ensiklda Banken, which was sued by the liquidators of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund for the recovery of USD9 million in alleged preferential payments.
Learn more about this team View ranking table
Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 1

David Chivers QC
Strengths: "He is phenomenal - an amazing advocate and very, very clever." "He has good attention to detail and his client commitment is second to none. He comes up with really clever solutions and his advice is always spot on."
Learn more about this team View ranking table
Offshore (Bar) - UK

Band 3

David Chivers QC
Boasts a strong following in the Caribbean, having been called to the Bar of the BVI and ad hoc to the Bars of the Cayman Islands and Bermuda. His practice comprises a great deal of corporate and company litigation, and he regularly acts in restructuring and insolvency cases. Chivers also demonstrates expertise in trusts disputes.
Strengths: "Fantastic to work with, fantastically responsive and a super bright barrister who does a superb job of putting across concepts that are not easily grasped."
Recent work: Appeared in Tianrui International v Shandong Cement, a cross-border Hong Kong and Cayman Islands proceeding in relation to a just and equitable winding up of a cement producer.
Learn more about this team View ranking table

This individual is also ranked in:

UK Bar 2022

This page contains Chambers Research content only

Enhance your profile to connect with potential clients

View other individuals ranked in this Guide

Band 2

Adam Plainer

Dechert LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency, UK

Band 1

Felicity Toube

South Square

Restructuring/Insolvency, UK

Band 2

Christian Pilkington

White & Case LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency, UK

Band 4

Charles Raffin

Gatehouse Chambers

Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery, UK

Band 3

Graham Chapman

4 New Square

Offshore (Bar), UK

Band 2

Penelope Reed

5 Stone Buildings

Offshore (Bar), UK

Band 4

Catherine Balmond

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Restructuring/Insolvency, UK

Band 1

Richard Tett

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Restructuring/Insolvency, UK

Band 4

Graham Chapman

4 New Square

Dispute Resolution: Commercial, UK