D Sellar

David P. Sellar Q.C.

Year of Call: 1995

Year of Silk: 2000


M.A. (Hons) University of Aberdeen

LL.B University of Edinburgh

LLM in European Community Law, College of Europe, Bruges

Special interests

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Company and commercial


David Sellar QC has done company and insolvency work for some 30 years, having worked in those areas in the City of London, been a partner in a solicitors' firm in Scotland and also taught at Edinburgh University.

Much of David Sellar's work is advisory, it also includes applications to the Court of Session in relation to takeovers, capital structures and insurance and banking business transfer schemes, including all of the demutualisations of Scottish insurance companies since 1996.


Case T-689/13

Case A005-2015


Contributor, Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia (Company Law)

Contributor to Legal Periodicals or company law and insollvency law


Former Standing Junior Counsel, Department of Trade and Industry