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David is a director at Family Law in Partnership. He acts for a wide range of individuals including business owners, entrepreneurs, bankers, other lawyers and their partners. The focus of his practice is financial claims on divorce, particularly those with an international element, but he is also well known for his expertise in the legal issues affecting cohabitants, same sex couples and civil partners. David was named Family Law Partner of the Year at the Family Law Awards 2019.

David settles the vast majority of his cases outside the Court process but where cases have to go to court he is a determined and effective litigator. His goal is to achieve the best outcome for his clients and to do so in a way that produces an efficient, fair and positive result.


David joined Family Law in Partnership in 1998 and became a partner in 2001.

Professional Memberships

International Academy of Family Lawyers, where David is chair of the LGBT committee.

UK & Ireland LGBT Family Law Institute.

Former chair of the International Family Law Committee of the American Bar Association, International Section.

Past chair of Resolution, the family lawyers association.

FMA senior mediator status.

Resolution collaborative specialist.