David brings significant commercial experience to property practice. His expertise ranges from corporate acquisitions and sales for development to the negotiation of complex leases and option agreements.
David has advised a large variety of businesses and charities both nationally and more locally as he is keen to help clients manage their property portfolios more efficiently _ and where possible, to save money.
Utility companies number among his clients, notably Scottish Power and United Utilities.
He also has particular expertise in the not-for-profit sector where, for example, he has been involved in the iconic Irish World Heritage Centre development.
He is a member of DWF's Diversity Steering Group.
Away from work David chairs the D'Oyly Carte Opera Trust and is a member of Salford Choral Society. He is Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester and chairs Methodist Insurance plc and the Methodist Church Law & Polity Committee.