David Walsh is a barrister at Essex Court Chambers.
He is a highly regarded commercial junior with a strong reputation for intellectual rigour, skilful advocacy and client service. He has a broad practice with particular experience of insurance and reinsurance, shipping, commodities, shipbuilding and offshore construction disputes. He appears regularly in trials, interlocutory matters and on appeals in the English courts and also has a strong international arbitration practice, having been involved in numerous arbitrations on ICC, UNCITRAL, ARIAS, FOSFA, GAFTA, LMAA, LCIA and HKIAC terms.
David is ranked as a leading junior in the Legal 500 UK, Chambers UK, Chambers Global and the Legal 500 Asia Pacific directories, in which he has been described as “incredibly bright and very easy to get on with”, “an ‘unflappable’ dry shipping junior who is particularly noted for his skilful advocacy” and as “the current go-to junior” for marine insurance.