Malcolm Davis-White is a Specialist Circuit Judge based in Leeds. He is authorised to sit in all the courts of the Business and Property Courts, as well as in the Administrative Court, the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber). He also sits in the Crown Court.
His Honour Judge Davis-White QC was called to the Bar in 1984. He was appointed QC in 2003. His practice was grounded in the fields of company, insolvency and financial services law but also encompassed a broad commercial, regulatory and governmental practice. He was a member of the Attorney-General’s Civil “A” panel, a Senior Decision Maker of the Guernsey Financial Services Authority and, in the latter part of 2016, was appointed to be a Judge (acting) of the High Court, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court sitting in the Commercial Court in the British Virgin Islands. He was appointed a Recorder in 2009 and a Deputy High Court Judge sitting in the Chancery Division in 2013. Since December 2016 he has been a Specialist Chancery and Circuit Commercial Judge, based on the North Eastern Circuit. He is the lead Chancery Circuit Judge for the North Eastern Circuit. He was the joint author with Professor Sandra Frisby of Kerr on Receivers and Administrators (19th Edn) and is joint author, with Professor Adrian Walters, of Directors Disqualification and Insolvency Restrictions.