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David Myhill

Call 2006

"He is an absolute super-brain, but he is also extremely approachable and friendly."
(Chambers & Partners 2017)

Professional Liability

David has considerable experience of professional negligence actions against a variety of individuals.

Selected Cases

  • Acting for both Claimants and Insurers in numerous cases arising out of under-settlement or negligent conduct of clinical negligence claims (currently instructed on a number of such disputes). By way of example, a case in which he acted on behalf of a Claimant whose solicitor had missed limitation and poorly advised on the possibility of a discretionary extension of the limitation period recently settled for a substantial six-figure sum.
  • Acting for a property developer in relation to a c£100k claim against its former solicitor arising out of a failure to properly convey and register certain parcels of land obtained in the course of a complex property transaction.
  • Acting for a homeowner in a c£45k dispute arising out of the failure of a solicitor to identify disputes regarding the right of way to her property at the time of the conveyance.
  • Acting in Broker’s negligence / insurance coverage dispute valued at c£2m+ in the Commercial Court, led by Ben Quiney QC.
  • Acted for a claimant in a claim arising out of a failure to properly advise on the terms of a lease.
  • Provision of advice in relation to solicitors’ negligence in the conduct of family proceedings, in particular alleged under-settlement of ancillary relief proceedings often arising out of pension sharing arrangements.
  • Provision of Advice on the liabilities of a surveyor appointed under the Party Wall Act 1996.
  • Settling the pleadings (as junior counsel to Roger ter Haar QC) in a claim against a bloodstock agent for breach of his duties to his client.
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  • Lord Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • BVC (Outstanding)
  • BA (Hons) (Cantab)


  • PNBA


“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

“Firm, intelligent and good to negotiate with. Mature and balanced, he is a lawyer who knows both his medicine and the law.”

Chambers & Partners 2015

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