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Mishcon de Reya LLP

David Leibowitz

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency
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David Leibowitz centres his practice on insolvency litigation. He is particularly adept at handling cases with fraud elements, and counts financial institutions and insolvency practitioners among his client base.
"He has very good, sensible judgement and excellent client-handling skills." "A very knowledgeable and experienced insolvency lawyer." "He is entrepreneurial, commercial and pragmatic."
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David is a Partner in Dispute Resolution department. He is an insolvency litigation specialist.

David acts regularly for banks, insolvency practitioners, trade creditors, directors, shareholders, the Insolvency Service and foreign lawyers on both domestic and cross border insolvencies. He has extensive insolvency litigation experience, in particular in the context of fraud, cases concerning validity of security, asset recovery, guarantees, director’s duties, office holders duties, transaction avoidance and disqualification proceedings. He has particular expertise in restructuring and insolvency assignments in the insurance and financial services industries and the interaction between FSMA and the Insolvency Act.

David is a CEDR accredited mediator and a member of the R3 Education Committee. He is a consultant to Oxford University Press and is on the Consulting Editorial Board for LexisNexis and is recognised by both Chambers and Legal 500 as a leading practitioner in insolvency law.

He lectures regularly on insolvency litigation and related topics and is the co-author of the Administrations chapters in the current edition of Tolley’s Insolvency Law. David has recently been appointed by the Ministry of Justice onto the Insolvency Rules Committee.

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David Leibowitz

Mishcon de Reya LLP

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