David studied at Dundee University and graduated with an honours degree in Law in 1998. Following study at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies and an apprenticeship with Hewitt & Gilpin, David qualified as a solicitor in 2000. David became a director in the practice in 2010.
David is based in the practice’s Commercial department. David is also qualified to carry out work in England and Wales.
He acts for both landlords and tenants in lease transactions and advises on all matters relating to commercial property and business tenancies. He presently acts for the landlord of a major regional shopping centre and a number of major regional and international retailers.
He has considerable experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, particularly in connection with business and share acquisitions and disposals, and joint ventures.
He acts for banks, private sector lenders and borrowers in funding and investment agreements, secured financing and refinancing arrangements including drafting and negotiating facility agreements, investment agreements, security documentation and inter-lender agreements.
David also acts for many charities, providing advice on compliance with the new charities legislation and on charity formation and governance, and has an active personal involvement with a number of local charities.
David is a member of the Company and Commercial Lawyers Group.
To contact David please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 07963107693