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David di Mambro

| Call 1973

Profile: Overview

David practises in Commercial Law and Property Law. He is a Chartered Arbitrator, a Member of the Presidential Panel for Property Dispute Cases (CIArb), and a Member of the Panel of Mediators of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a Specialist Editor of Hill and Redman's Law of Landlord and Tenant, the Senior Contributing Editor to the Civil Court Practice, Editor in Chief of Bloomsbury's Law of Limitation and the Editor-in-Chief of Butterworths’ The Caribbean Civil Court Practice.


Experience and Expertise

David practises in Chancery Commercial Law and Property Law

Chancery Commercial practice includes commercial contracts (particularly guarantees), interpretation of contracts (particular expertise and experience), jurisdictional and applicable law problems, confidentiality.

Property practice includes mortgages, landlord and tenant, easements, restrictive covenants, contracts for the sale of land and associated professional negligence, party wall disputes (member of Pyramus and Thisbe Club.) Particular expertise in interpretation of leases.

Mediation and Arbitration: David is a Chartered Arbitrator and is a Member of the Presidential Panel for Property Dispute Cases (CIArb). He regularly advises or is briefed in relation to arbitrations both in England and in the Caribbean and in relation both to commercial and property disputes. He is a Member of the Panel of Mediators of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and frequently acts as mediator. Mediations as mediator have included disputes in relation to:



The Legal 500, Property:

"Highly knowledgeable on interpretation of leases."

"He has a great eye for a practical solution and for designing litigation to meet that end."

“David di Mambro is a gifted orator.”

“Sound judgment and good value for money.”

"Radcliffe Chambers is a customer-friendly set of chambers. David di Mambro is able to get to the root of the problem and is a useful mediator and a senior editor of the Green Book."

The Legal 500, Commercial Chancery:

"The set's intellectual acumen can be seen in the procedural knowledge of David di Mambro."


Qualifications and Appointments


Cases and Work of Note



Hill and Redman's Law of Landlord and Tenant: Specialist Editor

Civil Court Practice: Senior Contributing Editor

Tottel’s Law of Limitation (published by Bloomsbury): Editor in Chief of

Butterworths: The Caribbean Civil Court Practice: Editor-in-Chief

Directors’ Disqualification (Mithani) (Butterworths’): specialist editor: appeals division

Atkins Court Forms: CPR: Contributing Editor,

Atkins Court Forms: Appeals: Contributing Editor (High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Privy Council),

Atkins Court Forms: Service of Documents: Contributing Editor


Seminars in England


Caribbean: Work and Seminars

2011 to 2014: Consultant and sole draftsman: Commonwealth of Bahamas: new CPR (not yet in force).

2012: Appointed honouree by the Premier of the British Virgin Islands for services to BVI law students

September 2011: 2nd edition: The Caribbean Civil Court Practice.

Antigua September 2011: Eastern Caribbean Bar Association Bar Conference: Construction of Contracts.

Antigua September 2011: Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court: Judicial Education Institute: the 2011 revisions and Practice Directions.

St Lucia July 2009: revision of the ECSC CPR and drafting of new Practice Directions.

Barbados: May 2008 Seminars for Bar Association: appeals, privileged evidence and disputing jurisdiction.

Barbados: May 2008: Seminar for Judges only: case management.

BVI: May 2008: at invitation of BVI Bar Association: papers on disputing jurisdiction, grounds of appeal and recent developments on the CPR.

St Lucia September 2008: panel member in a symposium by the ECSC Judicial Education Institute.

Barbados September 2008: 1½ days of seminars: an Introduction to the CPR and Workshop.

OECS: Bar Conference September 2007: presented paper on use Of Practice Directions and Protocols and CPR generally with The Master of the Rolls.

Barbados: September 2007: Introduction to CPR Seminar and Workshop for Judiciary and Bar.

ECSC: Judges Conference: August 2007: presented a paper on pre-Action Protocols and Practice Directions and participated in the conference generally.


Lead Draftsman and Member of Expert Panel: Review of the Civil Procedure Rules:

Institute of Public Administration with the support of Structural Support

Commission of the European Commission



David is regularly instructed in offshore matters from:

Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, BVI, Grenada, Isle of Wight, Jamaica, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago



French: reasonable

Some Italian and some Spanish


Other Details

VAT Registration Number: 234470183

Bar Membership Number: 12079


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David di Mambro
“David di Mambro delivers sound judgment and adds value to any case.”

The Legal 500