Edwin Coe is delighted to announce that David Greene has won the Law Society’s presidential election for 2018. As a result, David will be appointed as deputy vice president in July, becoming vice president in 2019 and president in 2020. The Law Society’s president represents the organisation at home and abroad and is chair of their Council.

David is the firm’s Senior Partner and Head of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. He led the Article 50 Brexit litigation in 2016 and has worked on group actions in the UK since the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. He has for many years advised sovereign states on disputes in international tribunals and particularly specialises in work involving governments in sub-Saharan Africa advising on civil justice and human rights.

Managing Partner, Nick Giles said “We are delighted that David has been elected to lead the profession. It is well deserved recognition for his hard work and dedication in campaigning for civil justice and in his pioneering group action litigation work.

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