David Sears QC

Call 1984 · QC 2003

“absolutely brilliant, a great advocate and a tenacious fighter”

David Sears QC

Practice Overview

For many years, David has been widely recognised as a leading practitioner in commercial dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on professional indemnity, construction and engineering, energy and utilities, information technology and insurance law. He has represented a wide range of clients including multinational corporations, government entities, professional advisers and individuals both in the UK and abroad.

As an advocate, David has many years experience in the Technology and Construction Court, the Commercial Court and the Court of Appeal.  He has advised and acted for clients in international arbitrations under ICC, UNCITRAL and ad hoc rules as well as in relation to all kinds of domestic disputes. He is an accredited adjudicator and regularly advises on both the conduct of adjudication and the enforcement of adjudicator's decisions, advising on tactics, preparing statements of case and even appearing at the hearings. Similarly, he is sometimes asked to represent his clients at mediations.

David prides himself on being highly approachable and accessible to clients; on giving practical, objective, straightforward and commercial advice; on being hard-working, conscientious and thorough as well as being totally committed and highly tenacious as an advocate.



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