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David Mayall

David has vast experience in all the fields of civil law set out above. Has appeared in all levels of Court and Tribunals including the Court of Appeal (both in the UK and Gibraltar), the Privy Council and the House of Lords. In property matters he acts regularly for both commercial landlords and tenants. He acts both for and against large commercial lenders in mortgage matters. He has regularly dealt with all areas of company law including insolvency, disqualification, directors’ duties and minority shareholder actions. He has appeared in numerous cases dealing with all aspects of commercial law including banking, sale of goods, carriage of goods and insurance. In the employment field he has recently acted for a major financial services client in a whistle blowing claim listed for 12 days. He has extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of the law relating to gambling and, in particular, spread betting and CFDs.

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Appointments

  • Recorder
  • Immigration Judge

Qualifications

  • MA (Cantab) Called to the Bar 1979

Interests

Golf, bridge, horseracing

David has appeared in all levels of Court and Tribunals including the Court of Appeal (both in the UK and Gibraltar), the Privy Council and the House of Lords. In property matters he acts regularly for both commercial landlords and tenants  and in property development disputes.  He acts both for and against large commercial lenders in mortgage matters.

Related cases of interest

Telford Homes (Creekside) Ltd v Ampurius Nu Homes Holdings Ltd (2013) [2012] BLR 387, 144 Con LR 72 (Ch); [2013] BLR 400, 148 Con LR 1, [2013] 23 EG 76 (CA) — Breach of contract; Development and Construction contracts; Delay; Loss; Repudiation

Quest Advisors Ltd v McFeely (2011) [2011] EWCA Civ 1517; [2012] 1 E.G. 54 – Court of Appeal — Breach of contract; Commercial property; Contribution; Interim payments; Late payments; Payments; Repudiation; Sale of property

Vedalease Ltd v Cascabel Investments Ltd (2009) [2009] 2 E.G.L.R. 51; [2009] 29 E.G. 100; [2009] 20 E.G. 102 (C.S.) — Costs; Costs orders; Legal charges; Mortgagees’ powers and duties

Colpy Ltd v McFeely (2008) [2008] EWHC 3476 (Ch) — Agreements; Contracts for sale of land; Intention to create legal relations; Land register notices; Removal

Vedalease Ltd v Averti Developments Ltd (2007) [2007] 2 E.G.L.R. 125 — Clog on equity of redemption; Costs; Default; Mortgages; Receivers’ powers and duties; Security

Dogan v Semali Investments Ltd (2005) [2005] EWCA Civ 1036; [2005] 3 E.G.L.R. 51; [2005] 50 E.G. 92; [2006] 1 P. & C.R. DG8 — New business tenancies; Planning permission; Redevelopment

David has regularly dealt with all areas of company law including insolvency, disqualification, directors’ duties and minority shareholder actions. He has appeared in numerous cases dealing with all aspects of commercial law including banking, sale of goods, carriage of goods and insurance. In the employment field he has recently acted for a major financial services client in a whistle blowing claim listed for 12 days. He has particularly extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of the law relating to gambling and, in particular, spread betting and CFDs.

Related cases of interest

IG Index Ltd v Aryeh Ehrentreu (2013) [2013] EWCA Civ 95 – Court of Appeal — Spread Betting – settlement  agreement- rights of equitable set off- breach of statutory duty

IG Index plc v James Colley & 15 ors (2013) [2013] EWHC 478 -HC — Breach of fiduciary duty; Dishonest assistance; Employees’ duties; Financial spread betting; Financial traders; Fraud

Quest Advisors Ltd v McFeely (2011) [2011] EWCA Civ 1517; [2012] 1 E.G. 54 – Court of Appeal — Breach of contract; Commercial property; Contribution; Interim payments; Late payments; Payments; Repudiation; Sale of property

IG Index plc v Leung-Cheun (2011) [2011] EWHC 2212 (QB) — Agreements; Contracts for differences; Interpretation; Investment management; Spread betting

Vedalease Ltd v Cascabel Investments Ltd (2009) [2009] 2 E.G.L.R. 51; [2009] 29 E.G. 100; [2009] 20 E.G. 102 (C.S.) — Costs; Costs orders; Legal charges; Mortgagees’ powers and duties

Colpy Ltd v McFeely (2008) [2008] EWHC 3476 (Ch) — Agreements; Contracts for sale of land; Intention to create legal relations; Land register notices; Removal

Alvona Developments Ltd v Manhattan Loft Corp (AC) Ltd (2005) [2005] EWHC 1567 (Ch); [2006] B.C.C. 119 — Appointments; Board of directors; Meetings; Summary judgments

Argyle Crescent Ltd v Definite Finance Ltd (2004) [2004] EWHC 3422 — Abuse of process; Corporate insolvency; Debts; Injunctions; Winding-up petitions

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