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David Murray

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Aviation , Banking & Finance , Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Aviation - London (Bar)

Band 3

David Murray
David Murray has substantial experience in aviation-related insurance, regulatory and commercial matters, and represents a wide range of clients including reinsurers, airlines and airports.
Strengths: "His attention to detail and rigour is fabulous."
Recent work: Represented Etihad in a substantial Commercial Court dispute arising out of the sale of six Airbus A340 jets.
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Banking & Finance - London (Bar)

Band 3

David Murray
David Murray enjoys an excellent reputation as a versatile junior experienced in appearing before the English courts and the DIFC on behalf of a range of banking clients. He is particularly adept at handling cases relating to the mis-selling of financial products. His work sees him advising on a broad range of disputes in commercial, investment and retail banking.
Strengths: "He is great. He knows his stuff and gets to the core of the matter quickly." "He is very clever, really good at drafting, very responsive, open, and you can call him anytime for advice. He thinks on his feet and is always thinking ahead."
Recent work: Acted for J.P. Morgan in the defence of a USD1.7 billion claim brought by Federal Republic of Nigeria concerning payments made by the client from an account in the name of the Nigerian government.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 4

David Murray
Strengths: "He is good to deal with and sensible."
Recent work: Acted for Deloitte in defending allegations of professional negligence and fraud in connection with its auditing of a Lebanese bank which was found by the US authorities to be involved in money-laundering and terrorist financing.
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Practice Areas

Commercial litigation including banking, financial services, aviation, insurance/reinsurance, sale of goods, conflict of laws, financial regulation, civil fraud and professional negligence.

Recent notable cases include: Federal Republic of Nigeria v JP Morgan Chase Bank NA [2019] EWHC 347 (Comm) (banking/fraud); AXA SA v Genworth Financial International Holdings, Inc [2018] EWHC 2898 (Comm) (commercial/banking); a substantial confidential arbitration involving the loss of a commercial airliner (aviation); the RBS Rights Issue Litigation [2017] EWHC 1217 (Ch); Tigris International NV v China Southern Airlines Co Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 1649 (aviation/sale of goods); Deutsche Bank AG v Petromena ASA [2015] EWCA Civ 226 (jurisdiction under Lugano Convention). Other recent experience and current instructions include various substantial confidential commercial arbitrations in London and overseas; a heavy and complex Commercial Court dispute arising out of a CDO transaction; and a variety of financial mis-selling claims.

Career

Called 2004. Internship at ICC, Paris, Oct-Dec 2005; Pegasus Scholar, Hong Kong, Sep-Dec 2007.

Professional Memberships

COMBAR. Authorised to practise in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

Personal

Christ Church, Oxford: BA 2001 (First), BCL 2002 (Distinction). Vinerian Scholarship 2002; Eldon Scholarship 2004.

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