Mon, 06 November, 2017
We are delighted to announce that David Goldstone QC is refocusing his practice to act as an arbitrator in international commercial disputes. David continues to take on advisory work in his specialist areas.
David Goldstone QC
David Goldstone QC is accepting appointments as an arbitrator in international commercial disputes. He continues to take on advisory work in his specialist areas. His practice extends across the full spectrum of shipping law. He has appeared in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court and has acted for most of the UK`s leading commercial and shipping solicitors and has worked closely with foreign lawyers from many jurisdictions.
From 1999 until 2006 David acted as First Standing Counsel to the Admiralty and regularly advises and in that capacity was responsible for advising and acting for the United Kingdom Government in relation to admiralty and related shipping matters.
He is consistently ranked by Chambers UK and Legal 500 for his work within shipping and commodities: "A very clever brain, he gets straight to the nub of the point and advises clearly and concisely." "Incredibly cerebral and really excellent." (Chambers and Partners 2017), “very forensic in his approach and nothing gets past him” “Incredibly intelligent and switched on” (Chambers and Partners 2016), “extremely bright and capable of getting on top of a lot of material very quickly.” “one of these excellent brains that surprises you.” (Chambers and Partners 2015). "Smart and incisive, he sees clearly to the heart of the issue" (Legal 500 2016). “Fiercely intelligent.” “Very clever; he often spots points that others don’t see” (Legal 500 2015).