Monckton Chambers Welcomes David Unterhalter SC as a New Tenant

17 Aug 2009

Monckton Chambers is pleased to announce that David Unterhalter SC has accepted tenancy with immediate effect.

David is one of South Africa’s leading barristers, with a practice specialising in competition law, trade law, public law and commercial law and has now transferred his practice to England on a full time basis.

He has appeared in many landmark cases before South Africa’s appellate courts and has built a large practice in trial advocacy before the High Court and specialised tribunals.  David regularly acts for major multinational and South African companies in his fields of expertise, among them: BP, Glaxo Wellcome, Vodafone, Unilever, Mittal, Novartis, JTI, Texaco, Anglo American and Sasol.

David is also the Chairman of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organisation, the permanent adjudicative branch of the WTO and serves on the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC.

David said “Monckton Chambers has a very good fit with my areas of practice.  I very much look forward to the move”.

David Hockney, Senior Clerk said, “I am delighted that David has accepted our offer of tenancy. He is an internationally renowned competition and trade law barrister and his addition to Chambers will further boost our capability to offer the very best advocacy and advice within our specialist fields of expertise. I am sure that David’s success at the South African Bar will be transferred to England. ”

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