David Welsh General Information In addition to being a barrister at the Bar of England & Wales, David is a member of the Scottish Bar, having been called as the Lord Reid Scholar 2016/17. Prior to calling to the bar, David worked as a solicitor at a large national firm whose focus was the provision of advice to high-net-worth individuals and family businesses. His principal areas of practice are taxation, chancery and public law. He also has significant experience in corporate and commercial disputes, including disputes related to insolvency. His experience spans both contentious as well as non-contentious matters. As well as advisory work, David is a commercially-minded litigator, regularly appearing at all levels of the courts and tribunals system. He is particularly well-placed to provide assistance where these matters require consideration of Scots law as well as the laws of England and Wales. Areas of law Taxation Chancery Public Law Taxation Advice relating to personal taxation Estate planning Taxation of trusts Cross-border and international matters Residence and domicile Double taxation treaties Chancery Advice and representation in relation to issues relating to trusts and succession Commercial contract disputes, including shareholder disputes Insolvency matters, representing both insolvency practitioners and those from whom property and payments are sought to be clawed back Public Law David is a capable and well-instructed public law litigator. He has appeared in a number of high-profile public law cases. Personal Interests David sits on the board of trustees for the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home and is the owner of a lively westie.