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"Extremely capable commercial silk" who is both "insightful and robust." Chambers UK 2017 - Commercial Dispute Resolution


"A first class advocate who is always willing to roll his sleeves up". "Fantastic with clients, commercially astute and very robust in the courtroom". Chambers UK 2016

Highly regarded as an advocate, and praised by sources for his courtroom presentation and technical skill. "He is a brilliant advocate who works his socks off, and knows every document in a case like the back of his hand" (Chambers and Partners 2015)

"He has an excellent courtroom manner and is able to establish an easy rapport with all judges" (Legal 500)

"A very, very clever, and extremely persuasive advocate" (Legal 500)

Recommended in Chambers UK and Legal 500, David Cavender QC specialises in all aspects of commercial litigation

"Fantastic with clients, he's commercially astute and very robust in the courtroom." "Precise, organised and clear, he sticks to the strategy and it works out well."  (Chambers and Partners 2014)

‘Since taking silk, David Cavender QC has impressed sources, who describe him as "excellent in court," "responsive and accessible." His "solid commercial advice inspires confidence,"’ (Chambers and Partners 2013)

"a commercial and practical" barrister who "really understands the client's perspective."’  (Chambers and Partners 2012)

David Cavender QC has impressed numerous observers with his "impressive cross-examination…”  (Chambers UK 2011)