David is a partner in Taylor Wessing's London Disputes and Investigations group. David’s practice area includes advising clients in complex commercial litigation and corporate crime issues. He co-heads the Corporate Crime & Fraud Unit. David's practice includes advising clients in complex commercial litigation (typically international) and corporate investigations, including commercial disputes, fraud and asset tracing, corruption and white-collar matters generally. He has acted for global name companies, banks, individuals and family estates on such matters in multiple jurisdictions worldwide.
|The Madoff Trustee||Acting on fraud claims, assets recovery actions and insolvency claims in the UK and commonwealth jurisdictions.|
|Independent Trustee Services Limited||Acting on fraud claim and asset recovery action worldwide.|
|International corporate mining group||Acting on corporate investigations into alleged wrongdoings in multiple jurisdictions|
|International engineering and transport group||Acting for employee in an SFO corruption investigation and defence of criminal proceedings.|
|International IT and data storage group||Defending IT company against multi-million claims of breach of contract in the delivery of a complex IT project.|
|Private family company||Advising company in an SFO investigation into alleged corruption by Rolls Royce on defence contracts in India.|
|International engineering group||Acting on a complex claim in relation to the supply of engineering parts to an Indian oil refinery.|
|1995 - 2004||Associate / Senior Associate at Taylor Wessing|
|1993 - 1995||Trainee at Taylor Wessing|
|1995||Admission as a lawyer in England & Wales|
|Ranked by Chambers 2016, where he is described as "strategically sophisticated" and someone who "presents himself well."|
Ranked by Legal 500 2014.
Sources praise his "very strong performance ... encyclopaedic understanding of the key aspects of the case ... a very good face-to-face negotiator." - Chambers 2015
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