Glen Davis KC KC 2011, Called to the Bar 1992

Glen specialises in domestic and cross-border insolvency and restructuring, and in commercial disputes complicated by insolvency. His contentious and advisory commercial practice extends to banking and financial services, insurance, shipping, company and partnership disputes, civil fraud and professional negligence.

Since taking silk in 2011, Glen has been involved in the first special administrations of investment banks (MF Global, Worldspreads), two significant Gibraltar insurance liquidations (Lemma Europe Insurance, Hill Insurance), cases arising from shipping collapses in Europe and the Far East (including Korea Lines Corporation and Sanko), major restructurings including Bulgaria Telecom, cases arising from the Irish financial collapse, substantial claims against directors, and law firm insolvencies. Recent work has included acting for landlords in connection with significant retail and hotel chain CVAs, and insolvency advice in the context of the COVID pandemic.

Glen has acted for the financial services regulators of the UK and of a number of offshore jurisdictions, and appointed to act as Senior Decision Maker for the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. He served for 10 years as a member of the Insolvency Rules Committee in the UK, and has also advised the Government of Gibraltar and a number of domestic and foreign Government-related organisations about insolvency, company and regulatory law reform and implementation. He takes a particular interest in Africa and chairs the Africa Committee of the Commercial Bar Association.

Glen is described in the leading Directories as a ‘calm, measured and authoritative professional’ who is ‘excellent on thorny, technical disputes’, and as extremely experienced and a real big hitter in cross-border insolvency litigation.’ He has also been acknowledged as ‘An immensely knowledgeable and experienced practitioner’ for Company and Partnership work.

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