David is a member of our Real Estate team, having joined in May 2019 from a local practice.

    David brings more than 10 years’ experience as a planning and non-contentious construction solicitor.

    His work involves acting for a wide variety of clients within the public and private sector. David has the benefit of acting on all elements of a land transaction, from the planning stage through to acquisition and construction.

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    • Preparing a number of section 106 agreements for a multi-phased residential development of more than 400 dwellings in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
    • Acting on behalf of a trading park business in an enforcement notice appeal, which was settled at an advanced stage, avoiding a public inquiry.
    • Advising on the use and validity of viability assessments in light of the recent NPPF publication.
    • Advising multiple landowners on the compulsory purchase order process for the Cottingham and Orchard Park Flood Alleviation Scheme and the Beverley southern relief road.
    • Representing a major plc in a £100 million R&D development including the preparation of all building contracts and infrastructure agreements.
    • Preparing a number of panel agreements and call off terms for consultant appointments for use in association with a Dynamic Purchasing System on behalf of a Housing Association.
    • Advising the lead consultant on the use of an Integrated Project Insurance model in a public sector development.


    • College of Law, York
    • University of York, BA. Hons


    • England and Wales, 2008


    • English

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