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David is a director at Family Law in Partnership. His clients include business owners, entrepreneurs, bankers, other lawyers and their spouses and partners. The focus of David's practice is financial claims on divorce, particularly those with an international dimension, and the legal issues affecting cohabitants, same sex couples and civil partners. 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 is a mediator and collaborative lawyer and is a Resolution collaborative specialist.

Professional Memberships

International Academy of Family Lawyers and chair of the LGBT committee. Former chair of the International Family Law Committee of The American Bar Association, International Section. Past chair of Resolution. The Law Society. UK & Ireland LGBT Family Law Institute.


Lectures, writes and broadcasts extensively on a wide range of family law matters, including on issues affecting cohabitants and same sex couples.