David’s decision to enter the legal profession was fueled by 80s TV show L.A. Law and a desire to follow in family footsteps. He qualified in 1996 and later became a partner in JD Law’s  Corporate & Commercial department.  He joined Joelson on merger in April 2016.

Expertise

David believes the experience gained from working for a large City firm, as well as smaller niche firms, has served him well in being able to provide a complete corporate and commercial service to his clients.

He has extensive experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. His corporate record includes M&A, private equity investments and joint ventures involving companies, LLPs and partnerships.

His commercial experience includes distribution, agency, services, supply and other commercial agreements, terms and conditions of business, merchandising, e-commerce and technology matters.

David is known for his personable style with clients and his detailed but commercial approach to his work.

Key transactions include

  • Acting for several online game developers and platform & software providers.
  • Acting for a leading US hospitality group with its UK structuring and international food & beverage management agreements.
  • Acting for a private equity vehicle in respect of its proposed investment into a Finnish owned group.
  • Acting for lenders on property and other asset matters, advising on and drafting loan and security documentation.
  • Acting for a well-known gym group, in respect of its commercial agreements.
  • Acting for a well-known property investor / developer in respect of its corporate sales, acquisitions and refinances.