David specialises in Franchising and Business Law and acts as Company Secretary to a large number of companies including Retail Trust, Evergreen Fashion and is an Arcadia nominated Governor of Fashion Retail Academy.
David is an affiliate member of the British Franchise Association (BFA) and acts as legal advisor to the BFA Franchise Group in Scotland. He was the first Scottish Lawyer recognised as a 'Qualified Franchise Professional' by the BFA.
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession lists David as a "Leader in the Field" and expert in Franchising and commercial law, where clients admire his broad commercial know-how and businesslike manner. "He's just thoroughly professional and always offers good counsel. He has a wide knowledge of retail and a good network of people in the industry." Observers also note his "calm manner" and "strength at negotiation."
Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP, QFP
Joined the firm: 2009