According to Chambers & Partners: “Interviewees talk of his ‘tremendous heritage in construction litigation’ and his ability is evidenced by the fact that he is sought out by the leading solicitors and lay clients.”
As a commercial barrister David has band one rankings in construction, energy and natural resources, information technology, international arbitration and professional negligence. Chambers & Partners notes “he is undoubtedly excellent across all areas and is noted for being ‘a complete class act who clients love'”.
David Streatfeild-James QC is widely-regarded as a leading advocate in commercial and construction disputes. He has significant experience of disputes arising in the energy, transport, water and technology sectors. He is also frequently instructed in a broad mix of social infrastructure-related disputes. His practice spans a wide range of disputes, linked principally by their size and complexity. As a result, he has appeared in extremely long-running trials and arbitrations (often leading large counsel teams), as well as in appeals before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.