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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 technically excellent and very approachable.”

Legal 500, 2021

“He is incredibly good on his feet and his technical knowledge of the law is really good.”; “He is loved by his clients and has an excellent bedside manner.”; “He’s very, very bright, incredibly thorough and has great attention to detail.”

Chambers & Partners, 2021

“He has that stellar combination of determination, focus and drive balanced with a calm and reassuring approach.”

Legal 500, 2021

“An ideal choice for mastering the evidence in tricky cases and testing witnesses in a fair and personable manner.”

Legal 500, 2021

“An excellent barrister who is very detail-oriented and will always go the extra mile to help the client.”

Chambers & Partners, 2020

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

Chambers & Partners, 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, 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, 2019

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

Chambers & Partners, 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, 2018


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