David qualified as a solicitor in 1972 and worked in the City of London for two premier law firms before moving to the North East in 1977. The following year he was made a partner in a major local practice which became the North east office of a leading national firm and was with them for over 20 years. He has recently joined Clarke Mairs as a consultant.
David is very experienced in dealing with all aspects of company law , including purchases and sales of companies and businesses , corporate joint ventures , company and group restructurings , tax efficient reconstruction schemes and demergers , share buy backs , share schemes etc. He also advises on a wide range of commercial matters including all types of commercial agreements.
Prior to becoming a lawyer David read languages at University and speaks French and German.
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