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David Eaton Turner

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Practice Areas

Company, insolvency and commercial law including corporate and personal insolvency, company and chancery litigation, banking, civil fraud, asset recovery, directors' duties, unfair prejudice petitions and other shareholder disputes, sale of goods. Cases include: Re H.S. Works Ltd [2018] EWHC 1405 (Ch) (corporate insolvency); Vald. Nielsen Holdings A/S v Baldorino [2016] EWHC 3506 (Comm); Goldtrail Travel Ltd v Aydin [2016] 1 BCLC 635; [2015] 1 BCLC 89 (directors’ duties, dishonest assistance); Li Quan v Bray [2015] WTLR 885; Husky Group Ltd. [2015] BPIR 184; Yam Seng Pte Ltd v ITC [2013] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 526 (good faith); Pioneer Iron & Steel Group Ltd (BVI); Phoenix (Contracts) Leicester Limited [2010] EWHC 2375 (shareholders' rights); ltsalat International v Allied TC plc [2009] All ER (D) 141 (fiduciary duties, freezing orders); BCCI v Bank of India [2005] 2 BCLC 328 CA (banking, insolvency, fraudulent trading); Royal Bank of Scotland v Fielding [2004] CA (banking); Mumbray v Lapper [2005] BCC 990 (shareholders, derivative actions).


Called to the Bar, 1984. Called to the Bar of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI). Called to the Bar of Gibraltar for specific cases. Appointed a Recorder (Civil).

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR


Educated: Westminster School; University of London (Queen Mary)