David is a Partner in the corporate practice and specialises in Energy and Utilities work.

With more than a decade’s experience in the sector, he handles M&A, joint ventures, projects, venture and private equity transactions, with a particular focus on energy, renewables and broader technology clients.

He works for corporations, management teams, vendors, purchasers and funders on deals, and his clients range from start-ups to large established corporate groups and utilities. David has a keen interest in power management and demand response technologies as well as his broader interest in power generation and transmission infrastructure.

David qualified at Osborne Clarke in 1997 and has been a Partner at the firm since 2004. He spent a number of years as international head of Osborne Clarke's Energy sector, helping develop an integrated practice spanning the firm’s offices and services clients across the value chain.

Global energy head David [Ferris] ‘seems to be driven by a desire to help technical innovation’.

Legal 500 2017, Projects, Energy and Natural Resources