David is a corporate lawyer of 35 years’ standing who specialises in advising businesses within the financial and insurance sectors on a range of transactional and BAU issues, including in particular as regards mutual societies. His work in these sectors encompasses FCA and PRA regulatory issues, finance and leasing, banking and security, derivatives, investment management and funds, long-term and general insurance and reinsurance, mortgage funding, consumer credit and data protection.

David also advises across a board range of business sectors on general corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, business transfers, reorganisations and restructuring, joint ventures, shareholder agreements and various commercial contracts (particularly in relation to IT – outsourcing, software and platform licensing, cloud computing and SAAS).

As well as being qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, David is also a New Zealand-qualified barrister and solicitor. He advises in both English and French languages.