"absolutely fantastic with clients, since he is a very astute reader of their wishes" - Chambers UK 2017
"top practitioner" - Legal 500 2016
"He is frequently sought out to act on big-league matters" - Chambers UK 2016
David Allen is a Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner in Mayer Brown's London office. He focuses on the handling of substantial commercial disputes.
David has particular experience in banking and insolvency litigation, including several high-profile proceedings.
He has represented Bank of America, UBS, HSBC and numerous other financial institutions faced with complex litigation issues.
Consistently recommended by the legal directories, David is praised for his "absolutely superb client management skills" says Chambers & Partners UK Directory 2009. He is "incredibly good" and "provides excellent practical advice" notes the 2012 edition. He displays "good tactical judgement" (Legal 500 2012). Sources praise David as "responsive, quick on the uptake and quick to action things." One interviewee describes David as "ferociously intelligent and extremely practical." (Chambers UK 2014).