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David McCormick
Call 2014
Specialisms: Personal Injury, Crime, Business, Immigration, Family
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Tel: 0191 232 1927


David McCormick


Personal Injury

David is regularly instructed in matters of personal injury. He acts for both Claimants and Defendants. David accepts instructions to represent parties in court as well as to provide written advice on liability and quantum. David regularly deals with infant approval hearings, stage 3 hearings and small claims. He is happy to accept instructions on a CFA basis. 


David often prosecutes and defends in criminal matters, both in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. His experience includes cases of violent crime, dishonesty offences and public order offences. David also deals with cases in respect of motoring offences. 


David also practices in contractual disputes and bankruptcy matters. 


David has a growing practice in the Immigration and Asylum Chambers of the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal. 


David accepts instructions in Private Family Law and has a growing practice in Care.



  • M Law (Exempting) – Northumbria University (2010-2014)

  • First Class (Hons.), Degree;

  • Outstanding, BPTC.

  • Awards:

  • Woon Travel Scholarship;

  • Linda Sykes Memorial Prize for the best undergraduate performance in Law;

  • Winn Solicitors Prize for the best performance in Civil Litigation;

  • 7 Harrington Street Chambers Prize for excellence in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Practice;

  • Palgrave Prize for the best performance in Sports Law;

  • Northumbria Law School Press Prize for the best undergraduate project;

  • NUI Maynooth Silken Thomas Moot Court Competition, Best Speaker 2014;

  • Northumbria University Honour Roll 2012 & 2013;

  • Northumbria University Contribution Roll 2013 &2014. 


In September 2014, David spent 4 weeks in New Delhi, working with Sidharth Luthra, Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India. 

Before he commenced pupillage, David spent a year working for the Independent Police Complaints Commission. David was involved in the investigation into the Hillsborough Disaster. This was the same topic which was covered by David in his undergraduate dissertation.