David Temkin

Call 2000


"Extraordinarily good”, “His client care skills are exceptional”, “Always refreshingly calm”

Chambers and Partners 2020
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Practice Overview

David has a wealth of experience across the range of courts, tribunals and committees. He specialises in crime and regulatory/professional disciplinary work.

David’s meticulous attention to detail, his common sense approach with clients and dedication to his cases have meant that he has a very busy practice. He fights cases with vigour and enthusiasm. He prides himself on his accessibility to his clients; out-of-office conferences, calls and emails are the norm to him. He is exceptionally bright while remaining grounded when dealing with issues. These key attributes coupled with his tenacity and determination to see each instruction through set him apart from others.

David’s experience and skills as an advocate led to his appointment to a number of national panels, including the list of Specialist Regulatory Advocates (Health & Safety; Environmental Law) and the Attorney-General’s Unified List of Prosecution Advocates.

David has a notable practice at the General Medical Council. He is particularly interested in Healthcare Regulation. He regularly conducts training courses for clinicians and NHS managers around the country. His in-depth knowledge and experience have resulted in glowing feedback from doctors, nurses, managers and NHS directors.