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David Mayall

David has vast experience and has appeared numerous cases dealing in all aspects of commercial law including banking, sale of goods, carriage of goods and insurance. He has particularly extensive experience of litigating cases involving financial derivatives such as CFDs and Spread Bets.

He has regularly dealt with all areas of company law including insolvency, disqualification, directors’ duties and minority shareholder actions.

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 particular expertise in dealing with Party Wall matters.

Further information

Appointments

  • Recorder – Civil and Criminal jurisdictions
  • Judge of the Restricted Patients Panel of the MHRT
  • Judge of the FTT (IAC)

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

R. (on the application of Antino) v Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors [2015] EWHC 2457 – Administration of justice – Professions – Bias

Dhillon v Sandhu [2014] EWHC 3229 (Ch) – Consent orders – Dissolution – Non-compliance – Partnership accounts – Relief from sanctions – Unless orders

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

*This barrister is authorised to practice in England & Wales. Click here to search on the Bar Standards Board Barristers’ Register.

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