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David Armstrong, "The Wig"
Barrister at Law

Expert representation and advice from a tenacious and true specialist advocate, with unrivalled experience and knowledge of local authority litigation and regulation.

DAVID practices as a Barrister from Derwent Chambers and is widely acknowledged not only as a highly skilled advocate, but also as a national expert on environmental, ASB, waste & regulatory issues. He has acted for authorities throughout the UK and is available for instruction nationally.

David may be contacted via Paul Burtenshaw, Practice Manager at Derwent Chambers -

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David Armstrong is available to take on both criminal and civil casework advocacy at all levels.

If you feel you may benefit from David’s vast expertise, his services are openly available and are not restricted to support service members.
What people say about David: –

"David's understanding of Environmental Law, enforcement and how to get results are superlative. Without a doubt David is the best nationally and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or work with David again."

Paula Claytonsmith, former Director and Strategy & Policy Development Manager for Keep Britain Tidy.

"David is a very knowledgeable advisor who has a very pragmatic approach to difficult cases."

Lee Jenks, Senior Trading Standards Officer.

"David breathes new life into old ways of working and has a passion for his work that can only be described as infectious. Over the years we have worked closely with David on a number of projects from policy making to litigation. His problem solving skills are second to none and I would not hesitate to recommend his services."

Lorna Hudson, Environmental Protection Team Leader.

"Yes, he has a thorough understanding of environmental law, yes he brings huge experience from several countries; but what really stands out is his ability to stretch the minds of those in the room. On more than one occasion we've seen professionals who've said to David, "You can't possibly do that" come back and say "it works!" Brilliant!"

Ian Humphreys, Chief Executive, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

"I know of no one with the depth and extent of David's knowledge of environmental law and how to apply it to best effect. This is the result of years of practical experience in many facets of the profession."

Brian Johnson, Director of Sustaining Places and former Director of Keep Britain Tidy.

David's knowledge is second to none, so informative and creative and can always be relied on to provide expert and prompt advice."

Marian Allen, Senior Legal Officer at Rugby Borough Council.