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David Turner QC

Lawyers

David is experienced in claims against lawyers including claims relating to commercial disputes, property transactions, the conduct of proceedings and the provision of door of court advice. Cases include:

  • Advising on possible claims against former arising out of the supply of defective LNG carriers
  • Acting for solicitors in successfully defending a claim by a property developer arising out of an unsuccessful attempt to acquire and develop the ground of Wrexham Athletic Football Club
  • Acting in relation to cross-claims between successive firms of solicitors for contribution towards aggregate £2M settlement with former clients arising out of the drafting of standard terms and conditions of trading
  • Successfully defending a firm of solicitors in a case resulting from the dismissal (on procedural grounds) of an earlier US$77.5M claim against BAe arising out of the sale of passenger aircraft to a Portuguese airline
  • Acting for the solicitors of Oasis at first instance (Gray J) and in the Court of Appeal in their successful defence (on limitation grounds) of the claim brought by Tony McCarroll asserting that the solicitors had been negligent in the drafting of the Band's recording agreement with Sony
  • Advising on “loss of chance” claim against solicitors who allowed claim against tax advisers to become statute barred
  • Striking out a claim against a firm of solicitors brought by a convicted rapist alleging wrongful conviction
  • Acting for solicitors in successfully resisting an application for wasted costs on the grounds that they negligently allowed leading and junior counsel to maintain an improper allegation of forgery at trial
  • Acting for a leading IP silk in relation to a claim that he had negligently compromised an action at the door of court
  • Acting for claimants in relation to defendant solicitors' negligent failure to renew statutory tenancy under Part II of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954
  • Acting for claimant legal expenses insurer and insured in a claim against solicitors who allowed an underlying claim to become statute-barred.