David is a partner in the firm's London office, where he is head of London's business law (corporate) department and also heads London's private equity and venture capital practices. He specialises in private equity, venture capital and M&A, covering a broad range of technology sectors, with particular expertise in the credit card and payment solutions sector. He has been extensively involved in private equity and venture capital financings, advising leading private equity and corporate investors. David's background in engineering, with a PhD from Cambridge University in coating technology, has given him a particular focus on intellectual property rich businesses and the commercial exploitation of their IP assets.
David "understands entrepreneurs and is commended for his collegiate approach and technically detailed advice." (Chambers UK 2013)
David "understands complex business structures and is in-tune with the needs and objectives of entrepreneurs." (Chambers UK 2012)
David's "in-depth knowledge and experience is second to none." (Legal 500 UK 2011)