David is a Partner in our corporate tax practice, with broad experience advising on UK and cross-border tax issues. He joined Osborne Clarke in October 2017 having previously worked in a leading US law firm, and is also a Chartered Tax Advisor.
David’s practice covers standalone tax advisory as well as transactional matters. He has a particular focus on advising private equity houses, management teams, investment funds, alternative credit providers and digital businesses on the tax aspects of private equity and corporate transactions, management buyouts, flotations, joint ventures, fund formations, reorganisations, finance transactions and management equity arrangements.
Advised Caledonia Investments on its £152.5m sale of Choice Care Group, read more.
Advised the senior management team of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Group on its acquisition by private equity fund Blackstone, read more.
Advises Ultra on £22M Airport Systems divestment, read more.
Advised UK lower mid-market investor, Tenzing Private Equity, on its investments in Ticketer and Converge TS.
Advised leading equity investor, Mobeus, on its investment in Geotech and the MBO of Travel & General Insurances Services Limited (T&G).
ICS Cool Energy
Advised ICS Cool Energy on its sale to Ingersoll Rand, read more.
Advised the shareholders of Meritsoft, a leading provider of intelligent software solutions to global capital markets participants, on its sale to Cognizant, one of the world’s leading professional services companies.
Harvey Water Softeners
Advised Harvey Water Softeners on sale to Culligan International, read more.
Morgan Motor Company
Advised iconic car manufacturer Morgan on Investindustrial investment, read more.
M&G Real Estate
Advised M&G Real Estate on financing for Thames Quarter BTR development.
Spring Budget 2023 | What tax measures were announced?
Spring Budget 2023 | What tax measures can the UK expect?
Autumn Statement 2022 | What tax measures were announced?
Autumn statement 2022 | What tax measures can the UK expect?
UK government U-turns on package of tax cutting measures
Emergency fiscal event announces a package of tax cutting measures
Spring Statement maps out the UK government's tax plan
Autumn Budget 2021 | What tax measures were announced?
Autumn Budget 2021 | What tax measures can we expect to see?
Osborne Clarke responds to call for input on UK funds regime review
Reform of the UK funds regime is welcome but should focus on improvements to existing UK fund vehicles alongside any...
Spring Budget 2021 | What tax measures were announced?
The extension of tax support measures for businesses featured prominently, paving the way for tax rises later
Osborne Clarke responds to consultation on taxation of asset holding companies in alternative funds structures
New regime would be a positive step but wider questions need to be addressed around VAT, withholding taxes and the...