Team Members

David Haffner

David Haffner

Senior Associate

David primarily advises clients on their day to day business needs in relation to both contentious and non-contentious matters within Business Law.  He has particular experience in the insurance sector where he has advised insurers and policy holders in coverage disputes, handled a range of professional negligence cases, and also been responsible for non-contentious advisory work on insurance policies in transactional settings.

Prior to arriving at Asserson, David trained and worked at Herbert Smith Freehills.  He graduated from BBP University in London with a first class degree in Law and now lives in Israel.



Examples of recent work

  • Advising on the corporate issues of a real estate transaction with a value of  approximately £100m;
  • Advising on a joint venture mining project in DRC;
  • Providing initial advice on contentious matters including a dispute regarding the misappropriation of part of a $20m loan facility.
  • Acting for a policyholder in  respect of a US$1.3bn energy related construction all risks insurance claim;
  • Acting for a broker in a professional negligence claim relating to a charter-party insurance policy;
  • Advising on the drafting and placing of various insurance policies; and
  • Reviewing and advising on multiple insurance policies in transactional