David PetersBarrister at Essex Court
According to the legal directories “a QC in all but name”, “a brave and intelligent advocate” and “incredibly bright, incredibly user-friendly and willing to pull his weight and get into the details”. David has a broad commercial practice, focusing on large-scale international litigation.
Chambers UK recommends David as a leading junior for Commercial Dispute Resolution, Civil Fraud and Commercial Chancery work. The Legal 500 also recommends David as a leading junior for Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration, Civil Fraud and Insurance and Reinsurance.
Fraud is one of David’s core practice areas, and one for which he is highly ranked in both Chambers & Partners (Tier 2) and the Legal 500 (Tier 1). His experience encompasses all aspects of heavy, international fraud litigation, including disputes of jurisdiction and applicable law, interim relief (such as freezing orders, Norwich Pharmacal orders, and search orders) and enforcement (including via insolvency proceedings). David has extensive experience of obtaining, and resisting, urgent interim relief (both as leading and junior counsel).