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David G Smyth

Hong Kong, China Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Insurance: Contentious (International Firms) , Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)
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Insurance: Contentious (International Firms) - China

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David Smyth enjoys longstanding experience representing clients in a range of professional indemnity claims. He has a wide breadth of experience in contentious matters, with notable knowledge of judicial review proceedings.
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Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China

Band 4

Consultant David Smyth is well known for his work on professional indemnity, misconduct and negligence cases. One source regards him as an "elder statesman" in the market.
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Insurance, Dispute Resolution

Career

A commercial disputes lawyer with over 35 years' experience, David has extensive experience in handling the defence of professional indemnity, financial lines and other special risks claims as well as advising insurers in relation to such claims. David has worked on the defence of claims in various jurisdictions including England, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the PRC, Taiwan, Bermuda and the BVI. He also has significant experience in handling regulatory and disciplinary matters.

He has considerable experience providing general risk management advice to professionals such as accountants, solicitors, insurance brokers, surveyors and stock-brokers.

Most recently, he has been developing a practice as a commercial mediator. David is accredited as a mediator by both the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL).

Professional Memberships

Member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Solicitors Indemnity Fund Limited; Chairman of the Law Society of Hong Kong Professional Indemnity Advisory Committee; Member of the Hong Kong Insurance Law Association Limited; Member of the Hong Kong Insurers Club Limited; Independent Non-Executive Director of Liberty Specialty Markets Hong Kong Limited and Liberty International Insurance Limited.

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