David works within the HM Connect team, managing and nurturing Harper Macleod’s relationships with high street and rural law firms across Scotland.
HM Connect is a referral and support network for high street and rural law firms and has over 390 member law firms throughout Scotland. HM Connect has developed into Scotland’s leading referral network, with over 30% of all legal firms in Scotland.
David has a breadth of legal experience having previously worked within our Debt & Asset Recovery team. David specialised in debt recovery litigation for a variety of public and private sector clients. He was involved in all aspects of pursuing and defending actions in the form of simple procedure claims, ordinary cause actions and summary applications. David has extensive Sheriff Court experience and appeared in Courts across Scotland for procedural hearings and proofs.
David also brings a wealth of litigation experience from his previous in-house role at Scotland’s largest local authority where he had a busy and diverse case load, which included debt recovery, insolvency, personal injury, licensing, regulatory and education matters.
David tutors on both the Civil Procedure and Advanced Civil Procedure courses within the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow. He also, until joining Harper Macleod, sat on the Law Society’s In-house Lawyers Committee.