Partner, Real Estate
David has 32+ years’ experience working in UK & 18 months in Abu Dhabi.
Particularly focused on advising developers on ‘high end’ residential development, tower buildings, mixed-use schemes, hotels and restaurants.
Providing legal advice on the structuring of mixed-use schemes, legislation affecting residential ‘apartment owners’ collective rights of first refusal - enfranchisement, and the right to manage.
Frequently advises on acquisitions, disposals, funding, leasing, planning and infrastructure agreements, scheme structuring and risk analysis.
Examples of work include the development of: Chelsea Barracks, Nova Victoria, Shell Centre, the 1,000,000sqft mixed use scheme at West India Quay in Docklands, The Beaumont Hotel and restaurants such as The Wolseley, The Delaunay and Colbert.
Involved with the conceptual stage of the Fizzy Living project and created the legal model for this innovative new scheme aimed at making more properties available to the rental market in partnership with Thames Valley Housing Association.
Clients include: Land securities, Canary Wharf, Fizzy Living, Chris Corbin and Jeremy King (leading London restaurateurs)
Frequently mentioned in Legal 500 and ranked in band 3 in Real Estate by Chambers.