David is a Legal Director in our real estate litigation practice. David works primarily for clients in the Energy and Utilities and Real Estate and Infrastructure sectors.

David specialises in work involving energy networks, renewables and other energy projects, together with development and other real property disputes.

David supports clients on complex projects and disputes, providing high level strategic advice. Clients value his commercial and practical advice and his ability to find solutions to complex problems. Chambers latest directory says that David is “Excellent – client focused and very commercial”.

David is an experienced negotiator, regularly leading commercial negotiations, mediations and other forms of ADR, in addition to his skills as a litigator.

David is jointly qualified as a solicitor and barrister. David joined Osborne Clarke in 2004.

Work

Utility company

Leading a team acting in an arbitration relating to a £35m dispute.

Residential developers

Advising two developers in a series of arbitration's and other proceedings arising out of an Option relating to a 2,500 unit residential development scheme.

Utility clients

Advising a number of energy clients in relation to their land rights and property assets where they are affected by HS2.