David Williams

Year of Call: 2009

David is a barrister who specialises in extradition, human rights, public law, sports, regulatory and criminal defence. He is ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Our specialist clerks can be contacted by email on clerks@5sah.co.uk or phone on 020 7332 5400. To contact our Chambers Director directly in relation to a specific members’ practice, please email dscothern@5sah.co.uk

‘David is especially strong when extradition and family proceedings collide.’

The Legal 500 2024.

He is always willing to go the distance. He is a passionate and caring advocate, who puts incredible energy into his case presentation.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

David is a very committed extradition practitioner.

The Legal 500, 2023

At the forefront of the extradition market, tactically astute and responsive, David is an in-demand extradition junior that has a successful practice in both the Magistrates' Court and High Court.

The Legal 500, 2023 & 2022

Fantastic advocate; concise, engaging and articulate. Very knowledgeable in his field and always willing to help with pursuing novel lines of challenge.

The Legal 500 2022 & 2021