David is an experienced lawyer whose practice focuses on international dispute resolution. He advises clients on a broad range of complex international arbitration and litigation matters, before international tribunals as well as national courts. He has significant investor-state arbitration experience and frequently makes essential contributions to the firm’s clients on complex private and public international law issues.
David has served as lawyer, tribunal secretary, and tribunal assistant in many significant international investment, international commercial, and inter-state arbitrations, including ICSID, ICC, LCIA, and ad hoc proceedings. He also has experience advising and representing clients on commercial, employment, and property disputes as a barrister.
David joined the firm from Bankside Chambers (the Chambers of David Williams QC). Previously, he practiced at Freshfields. He is qualified in New Zealand.