David Green, junior counsel in Barry v MOD, considers the wider implications of the judgment on the application of the Ogden Tables’ reduction factors for contingencies other than mortality (given the revised guidance in the 8th edition).
David is a leading personal injury junior. “The quality of David’s advice is second to none” (Legal 500 2022).
In personal injury he specialises in occupational and environmental disease claims, including all aspects of asbestos disease, and noise-induced hearing loss.
He maintains a particular interest and specialism in military cases, and is instructed in the ongoing military deafness litigation (led by Harry Steinberg KC).
David is also ranked as a rising star in employment law. “David is an excellent advocate and is able to think very well on his feet. He has very good technical knowledge of both the law and procedure” (Legal 500 2022).
Abbott v Ministry of Defence  EWHC 1807 (QB): represented nearly 3,500 claimants for noise-induced hearing loss and/or tinnitus brought against the MOD (led by Harry Steinberg KC).
Wokingham Borough Council v Arshad  EWHC 2419 (KB): successful appeal on behalf of a local authority against claim for psychiatric damage, brought by a taxi driver after a mistake in the taxi licensing process.
David also appeared for the successful Respondent in Greene v Davies  EWCA Civ 414, an appeal concerning an important point of law on abuse of process in regulatory disciplinary proceedings.View full profile