DFSA | THE INDEPENDENT REGULATOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
His Honour David Mackie CBE QC

His Honour David Mackie CBE QC

President

His Honour David Mackie CBE QC went to Oxford University and qualified as a solicitor in England in 1971.He was a partner in Allen & Overy from 1975 (and Head of Litigation from 1988) until 2004.He became a part time judge of the criminal courts in 1988 and of the High Court in London in 1998. He was made a QC in 1998. In 2004, Judge Mackie received the CBE for his pro bono work. In 2002, he became a Chair of the Financial Services and Markets Tribunal in the UK.

He was appointed a Senior Circuit Judge in 2004 and worked until 2015 in the High Court as judge in charge of the London Mercantile Court and dealing with commercial, administrative and other civil law cases. He continues to do judicial, arbitration and pro bono work.

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