Acquisition International - Global Excellence Awards 2016 33 Uncompromising Quality and Efficiency in foreign proceedings, appears at mediations and accepts appointments as an arbitrator in commercial cases. David Bailey QC is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also the Chairman of English Sinfonia, a trustee of the Menat Trust and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is also a former member of the Great Britain Shooting Team. David Bailey was born in 1965 and educated at Oundle. He read law at Oxford University, where he was awarded a First-Class Honours Degree and the Eldon Scholarship, and at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he was awarded a Tuition Fellowship and obtained his Masters Degree in law BA (Oxon), First Class Honours Degree in Jurisprudence. LLM, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Eldon Law Scholarship, Oxford University (1990). Tuition Fellowship; UCLA (1987). Entrance Award and Senior Holker Scholarship; Gray’s Inn (1987 & 1989) David was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn in 1989 (where he was awarded an Entrance Award and, later, a Senior Holker Scholarship) and became a member of chambers on completion of his pupillage. He has since practised full-time as a barrister at 7 King’s Bench Walk. He took Silk, in the first year of its reintroduction, in 2006.