David is Deputy CEO of Hogan Lovells. He is a capital markets lawyer and has worked on a huge range of deals since the inception of the European structured finance market. After working at another city firm and spending over nine years in investment banking, David joined Hogan Lovells as its first dedicated capital markets partner in London in 1994 to establish the firm’s structured finance practice. Before his appointment as Deputy CEO in July 2014, David led the firm's global finance practice. David has been consistently ranked as a market-leading lawyer for over 20 years.