David is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial department and is based in the Birmingham Office.
David specialises in:
- International and domestic mergers and acquisitions
- Joint ventures, corporate and contractual, and shareholders agreements
- the areas of complex business partnering, including structured joint ventures and strategic alliances
- Commercial contracts, including IT and IP contracts
- Outsourcing and offshoring transactions and projects
- Video and computer games and interactive content partnering arrangements
- Financial services including credit and other payment cards
He has an excellent reputation for regularly structuring, leading, and negotiating these transactions and projects frequently with an international dimension, for clients in the technology, media, insurance and financial services sectors or who operate in the technology enabled markets.
Client types include:
- Entrepreneurial domestic and international privately owned companies
- Domestic and international outsourcing suppliers and outsourced services recipients
- US and UK Private Equity owned and other large publicly or privately owned UK and international companies
- Banks and other financial organisations
Prior to joining the firm, David was a partner in a global and an international firm headquartered in London and a top 20 national law firm with an established network of international offices. David has also spent a six month secondment with a National US Law Firm specialising in technology enabled transactions and projects.
Qualifications & Memberships
Solicitor of England & Wales -Admitted October 1987
Birmingham University – LLB 2.1
David spends his spare time with his family watching his local premier league football club and visiting places of interest and travelling abroad. He also spends a lot of time transporting his son to and watching him participate in football and cricket matches. David became an ECB core cricket coach in 2015 and manages young cricketers in the Worcestershire County League. He also does voluntary work for a local Community Amateur Sports Club which plans to become a charity.