David Rosen


Solicitor-Advocate, partner at Darlingtons Solicitors LLP, part-time academic at Brunel University, and jurist, regularly writing and lecturing on fraud, practical legal skills, mooting and advocacy presentation supervising pro-bono surgery whilst running a busy litigation and family department

Cases of note:

Arena Property Services Limited v Europa 2000 Limited [2003] EWCA Civ 1943 Rights to compensation, Party Walls Etc Act 1996

Neil Lennon v Scottish Daily Record & Sunday Mail Limited (2004) EWHC 359 (QB) (Defamation)

Re. M (Residence Order) [2007] ALL ER (D) 315 (Feb) Family Proceedings â?? Foster carers entitled to make an application for a residence order, the child having been in the foster carerâ??s care for over 1 year.

Langbar International v Rybak & Ors Ch. Div HC06C00717 Consulted and retained as adviser to former Mossad Agent. Dr. Abraham Arad Hochman (Fraud, Deceit) (unreported)

Paul McCartney v Heather Mills McCartney Family Division [2008] EWHC 401 (Fam) Retained as McKenzie friend to Lady Heather Mills McCartney (Matrimonial, Financial)

Mills McCartney v McCartney [2008] CA (Matrimonial, Privacy)

Greenshores v Duncan Andrews & Ors [2013] EWHC 3399 QB (full disclosure when applying for Injunction)

Ecclestone v Elite Motors [2014] EWHC 29 (QB) (Nemo Dat Quod non Habet, third party rights)

American Express Services Europe Limited v Talib Jafar K Al-Shabrakah [2015] EWHC 3004 (QB) (Contractual dispute, fraud)

Renee Wasserman v Laurence Freilich [2016] EWHC 312 (QB) (Defamation) development of case law re truth.

Contact details

drosen@darlingtons.com / david.rosen@brunel.ac.uk

Areas of Practice

Restructuring & Insolvency

Year Qualified



City of London School 1984-1991
Brunel University 1991-1995
College of Law, 1995-1996
Admitted: January 1999
Higher Rights of Audience Solicitor-Advocate Higher Courts (Civil Proceedings) 2003 Solicitor-Advoca
CFE (ACFE, Texas) 2011


Law Society of England and Wales
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Society of Legal Scholars
Pyramus & Thisbe Club
Proceeds of Crime Lawyers' Association
Royal United Services Institute