Mishcon de Reya LLP

David Leibowitz

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

David sits on Consulting Editorial Board for LexisNexis, the Education Committee of R3, the Insolvency Rules Committee (appointed by the Ministry of Justice), and is a peer reviewer for Oxford University Press on restructuring and insolvency publications.