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David Mohyuddin QC

Manchester, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments
Ranked in : CompanyRestructuring/InsolvencyChanceryCommercial Dispute Resolution
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Company - Northern (Bar)

Band 2

David Mohyuddin QC
David Mohyuddin QC is a strong litigator with a notable reputation in the market. He has expertise in a wide range of company and insolvency matters.
Strengths: "He got to grips with the detail of the case very quickly and quickly won the confidence of the clients."
Recent work: Acted for the defendants in a High Court claim by a liquidator against the former directors alleging breach of duty for entry into Employee Benefit Trusts and other tax arrangements.
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Restructuring/Insolvency - Northern (Bar)

Band 1

David Mohyuddin QC
As an insolvency expert, David Mohyuddin QC is particularly well equipped to handle matters across the board, such as public interest winding-up petitions and directors' disqualification proceedings. He is popular with clients for his work on contentious cases, frequently advising on disputes surrounding liquidations and allegations of fraud arising from insolvency. He is also noted for his expertise in asset recovery.
Strengths: "A strong performer in court."
Recent work: Instructed in Secure Mortgage Corporation Ltd v Harold, an application by a creditor to remove the administrator.
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Chancery - Northern (Bar)

Band 2

David Mohyuddin QC
Well-respected commercial chancery practitioner with particular expertise in insolvency matters. He also advises on asset recovery, shareholder disputes and professional negligence cases.
Strengths: "He is a pleasure to work with – always happy to chat through any issues."
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - Northern (Bar)

Band 2

David Mohyuddin QC
David Mohyuddin QC is a highly regarded silk involved in a range of commercial litigation, including insolvency and directors' disqualification cases, as well as contentious company and shareholder matters. He also handles disputes related to claims of professional negligence, fraud and deceit. Asset recovery matters and banking work also form a key part of his practice.
Strengths: "He works very well in a team, adopting a collaborative approach. He has great attention to detail and is also very effective with clients and their expectations, giving them the necessary robust advice to calm them down. He also adapted quickly to the changes from COVID." "David is very commercial and is popular with clients. He is intelligent, outcome-focused and thoughtful."
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Practice Areas

Insolvency; company law; commercial disputes; fraud; asset recovery. Cases include two ongoing cases concerning administration peer-to-peer lenders; Blackpool Football Club (Properties) Ltd v Cooper [2021] EWHC 910 (Ch): representing receivers alleged to have sold assets at undervalue; Re Funding Secure Ltd [2021] EWHC 798 (Ch): representing administrators peer-to-peer lender; Secure Mortgage Corp Ltd v Harold [2020] EWHC 13564 (Ch): representing administrator whose appointment challenged as invalid; Toone v Ross [2019] EWHC 2855 (Ch): representing defendants to £2m claim concerning employee-benefit trusts; Horler v Rubin [2019] EWHC 2016 (Ch): successfully defending insolvency practitioner against allegation that earlier judgment obtained by fraud; 2019 case: defending claim for breach warranties given on sale of shares where documentation alleged to have been fabricated; Absolute Living Developments Ltd v DS7 Ltd: acting for majority of defendants to £14m fraud claim; hearings included defending application to commit for breach of freezing injunction [2018] EWHC 1717 (Ch) and making application for security for costs [2018] EWHC 1432 (Ch); Terry v BCS Corporate Acceptances Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2422: successfully resisting appeal from decision dismissing allegation that earlier judgment obtained by fraud.

Career

Exchange Chambers since 2001; Radcliffe Chambers since 2020; Silk 2016; Recorder 2019; Deputy High Court Judge 2021

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association

Northern Chancery Bar Association

Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3) (Fellow)

Insolvency Lawyers’ Association

COMBAR

Professional Negligence Bar Association

Publications

Former editor Schaw Miller & Bailey on Personal Insolvency; contributor to forthcoming edition of Insolvency Litigation.

Personal

Family; eating and drinking; being outdoors

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