David joined Osborne Clarke in 2000.   David has 30 years' experience advising businesses on international employment law issues.

David works with international organisations, helping them navigate the legal and cultural differences in European and International employment law. David has a wealth of knowledge and understanding of businesses in the digital business sectors, particularly US technology businesses facing reputational risk claims involving discrimination, bonuses and whistleblowing.

A particular expertise is business protection, whether safeguarding clients' confidential information and stopping executives from joining competitors or assisting with team moves in the financial services sector.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

I have specialised in employment law for 30 years and loved every minute of it.   It takes me to the heart of a business.   I get to understand your culture and your values as well as your systems and processes.  Experience has taught me that listening and influencing skills are essential to deliver solutions that take the organisation forward, and that straight talking is also often necessary to deal with the issue at hand.

I have acted as the Location Head for the London Office for 7 years and imbedded agile working into the heart of the culture in the years leading up to the Covid pandemic.   Invaluable insights and people skills were learnt and shared.

David Cubitt has a razor sharp intellect and can tackle any problem you throw at him (Legal 500)

David Cubitt and Victoria Parry are the ultimate dream team. They head up a superb quality employment law team, are highly pragmatic, responsive and commercial, but with a sense of humour and human approach to business issues (Legal 500)

Work

Veritas Technologies

Advising on all EMEA and APJ employment law issues across 25+ countries.

Gemini Trust

Advised in a claim to restrain former MD from joining a competitor.

Institute of Directors

Advised on the restructuring of the organisation.

Uncommon Creative Studio

Advised the founders of Uncommon on setting up their agency.

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