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David Welford

Maples and Calder British Virgin Islands
work Sea Meadow House PO Box 173 Road Town Tortola VG1110 British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
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David is a barrister with broad experience in commercial and financial disputes, with a focus on cross border company, trusts and insolvency matters.  He has extensive advocacy experience including interim applications, injunctive relief, High Court trials and appellate work.

Professional Background

David joined Maples and Calder in 2014.  He was previously a barrister at Selborne Chambers in Middle Temple, London where he remains a door tenant.  Before that, he worked at Perella Weinberg Partners in London and New York as a corporate finance analyst.  David has been featured in Legal 500.


Oxford University, MA (Hons), PPE, First, 2007
City University, GDL, 2009
BPP Law School, BVC, 2010

Bar Admissions

2010 – Called to the Bar of England and Wales (does not practise as an English barrister)
2014 – Admitted as a barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)

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