David Drake


Year of Call: 1994

He’s super-bright and you can absolutely rely on him. He’s great to work with as he’s user-friendly and really rolls his sleeves up.

Chambers & Partners

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

    Chambers Global Guide 2020

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked as a set in 4 practice areas of the... Read More

    News

    Serle Court says a warm farewell to Bar Council China Trainee, Richard Cao

    For the past few weeks, Serle Court had the pleasure of hosting a lawyer in chambers as part of the... Read More

  • Events

    Company Law Conference 2020

    Location: 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, WC2A 3QS Read More

    Events

    Commercial Series: Hot Topics in Share Sale Disputes

    Location: Serle Court, 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, London WC2A 3QS Read More

  • Has an eye for relevant detail, a good understanding of the law, and an ability to write coherently.” “He is a nice bloke and wonderfully bright, but he wears it lightly.

    Chambers & Partners, 2019
  • “His written work is the best I’ve seen. It’s just so clear, easy to follow and polished. He’s got a real economy in the way he writes, and he says exactly what he needs to, no more or less. He’s a cut above the rest.”

    Chambers & Partners 2017
  • His paperwork is the legal equivalent of poetry: there are no wasted words, it’s well put together and easy to read.” “He is a tremendous team player and an extraordinarily clever and wonderful person to work with.

    Chamber & Partners 2016

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

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers Global Guide 2020

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked as a set in 4 practice areas of the... Read More

    News

    Serle Court says a warm farewell to Bar Council China Trainee, Richard Cao

    For the past few weeks, Serle Court had the pleasure of hosting a lawyer in chambers as part of the... Read More

  • Events

    Company Law Conference 2020

    Location: 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, WC2A 3QS Read More

    Events

    Commercial Series: Hot Topics in Share Sale Disputes

    Location: Serle Court, 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, London WC2A 3QS Read More