David Drake


Year of Call: 1994

“has an exeptional intellectual ability, and he is extremley proficient both on paper and on his feet” and “Good to work with, industrious and has great judgement”

Chambers & Partners 2014

Practice Overview

David has a broad commercial chancery practice, encompassing general commercial litigation, commercial fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, company and insolvency, and professional negligence disputes, appearing in fora as diverse as the Technology and Construction Court and the European Commission.  He is often involved in cases with an international element, and in matters arising from a complex or technical background.

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

    News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Serle Court hosted another very successful International Trusts and Commercial Litigation conference, this year taking place at the InterContinental New... Read More

  • Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

    Events

    Litigation Conference

    Location: Merchant Taylors' Hall, London Read More

  • “an exceptionally clear thinker” who has “particular skills in assessing and dealing with complex systems and calculations, and is able to explain complex issues succinctly and with remarkable clarity”

    Legal 500 2013
  • “very clear-thinking and very strong analytically.”

    Chambers & Partners 2012
  • “without doubt very technically gifted and a wonderfully charismatic advocate”

    Chamber & Partners 2011

Education & Qualifications

MA, BCL, Worcester College, Oxford

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association
Commercial Bar Association

BSB Registration

David appears on the BSB register as David Christopher Drake

VAT Number

667783965

Awards

Chambers Global

Ranked - Leading Barrister

Chambers Global

Ranked - Leading Barrister

The Legal 500

Leading Individual

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

    News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Serle Court hosted another very successful International Trusts and Commercial Litigation conference, this year taking place at the InterContinental New... Read More

  • Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

    Events

    Litigation Conference

    Location: Merchant Taylors' Hall, London Read More