David Leibowitz

David is an insolvency litigation specialist.

He acts regularly for banks, IP’s, corporates, creditors, directors, shareholders and foreign lawyers on both domestic and cross border insolvencies.

He has extensive experience in dispute resolution in the context of commercial fraud, cases concerning validity of security, asset recovery, guarantees, director’s duties, transactional avoidance and disqualification proceedings.

He has particular expertise in restructuring and insolvency assignments in the insurance and financial services industries and the interaction between FSMA and the Insolvency Act.

David is a CEDR accredited mediator. He is a consultant to Oxford University Press. He is on the Consulting Editorial Board for LexisNexis and a member of both the R3 Education Committee and the CBI Insolvency Panel. He is recognised by both Chambers and Legal 500 2014 as a leading practitioner in insolvency law.


  • FCA v Anderson, Peacock and Pruthi [2014]
  • Pervaize Naviede v IBRC and Others [2014]
  • NAMA v Coyle [2014]
  • Re ProtAffin AG [2014]
  • Re New Store Europe UK Ltd [2014]
  • Tindall Cobham 1 Ltd v Adda Hotels (Hilton Group) [2014]
  • Re Agrenco Madeira Comercio Internacional Lda [2014]
  • Re Game Station Limited [2013]
  • Re Digital Satellite Warranty Cover Ltd [2013]
  • O’Donnell v Bank of Ireland [2013]
  • Cinema 2 Holdings Limited v IBRC [2013]
  • BNY Corporate Trustee v Eurosail [2012]
  • BSkyB Group Plc. v Digital Satellite Warranty Cover Ltd [2012]
  • Proposed Company Ltd v National Westminster Bank PLC [2012]
  • Dryden v Rayment and Others [2012]
  • Barclays Bank Plc v Choicezone [2011]
  • Kotonou v for National Westminster Bank PLC [2011]