David Burrows-Sutcliffe

David has been a practising lawyer since 1978 and throughout his career has specialised in litigation, not only as a trial lawyer but also in a judicial capacity. His specialist field is emergency planning and preparedness to which he has a unique legal knowledge, expertise and style derived from extensive practical legal experience.

Due to his high expertise, David has specialised in high profile major incident cases. He acted for those seriously injured in countless cases, including the Deal Barracks bombing, Ladbroke Grove and the Clapham Rail Disaster. In 2008, he was heavily involved in the Princess Diana Inquest/Public Inquiry and, in 2010/11, the 7/7 London Bombing Inquests before HM Coroner Lady Justice Hallett.

Many UK government departments have been advised by David, including the Cabinet Office, Home office, Ministry of Defence, the Department of Health and Foreign & Commonwealth Office in relation to major incident preparedness.

David’s practice is now international including clients such as Malaysia Airlines in Kuala Lumpur, the US State Department in Washington DC and Heathrow Airport on matters relating to emergency preparedness.

As one of the top specialist lawyers in England and Wales, David has a wealth of knowledge you’d want to hear.