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David Myhill

Call 2006

“He is absolutely brilliant in court. He really knows his stuff.”
(Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2019)

David has a specialist practice focussing on disputes in the fields of Product Liability, Insurance, Professional (including Clinical) Negligence and Property Damage.

Whilst David is accomplished at drafting and advisory work, he has considerable experience of appearing as an advocate in Court, both at trial and in respect of interim hearings.  He is regularly instructed as junior counsel as part of a large team on major pieces of litigation, but is equally adept working as sole counsel on disputes of a substantial value.

For a summary of David’s experience in his areas of expertise, please select one of the practice areas below.

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Qualifications


  • BA (Hons) (Cantab)
  • Bar Vocational Course: Outstanding
  • Lord Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn

 

Publications & Seminars

David regularly gives talks and seminars.  Recent topics have included:

  • Practical issues arising under the Consumer Protection Act.
  • The impact of the decisions in Wilkes and Gee v DePuy.
  • Updates on limitation and procedural issues arising in multi-party claims and claims for contribution.
  • Qualified One Way Costs Shifting: how the rules are working.
  • The road to an effective Counter-Schedule.
  • The law on consent after Montgomery: changes for Claimants and Defendants.

In addition, David edits the Chapters of Emden’s Construction Law concerning Termination of contracts (Ch 16) and a Contractor’s obligations as to completion (Ch 9).

Memberships


  • TECBAR
  • LCLCBA
  • PNBA

Recommendations


“He is absolutely brilliant in court. He really knows his stuff.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2019

“Among the most impressive barristers in the field”

Legal 500 2019 (Product Liability)

“He’s a very sharp and hard-working senior junior.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2019

“For someone so junior in terms of call, he is very detailed and stands out in this field. He is not afraid to grasp the matter and get on with it.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2019

“He has a wonderful way with clients and his medical knowledge is amazing.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2019

“Very user friendly, practical and commercial”

Legal 500 2019 (Product Liability)

“He has a brilliant, logical mind and pays great attention to detail.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2018

“Applauded by commentators for his extensive medical knowledge, which he applies to cases on behalf of both claimants and defence organisations. He is also very experienced in appearing at inquests.”

Chambers & Partners 2017

“He is an absolute super-brain, but he is also extremely approachable and friendly.”

Chambers & Partners 2017

“His attention to detail is great. He is articulate and puts the minds of nervous clients at ease”.

Chambers & Partners 2016

“He has had a large number of wins and is a skilled advocate at trial”.

Chambers & Partners 2016

“Very approachable.”

Legal 500 2016


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