David is a director in the Labour & Employment Practice. He advises a wide range of clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law across a variety of sectors, including tech, fintech, defence and government services, consulting, media and advertising, sports and financial services. He also is particularly experienced in dealing with global and multijurisdictional matters and projects, both as outside counsel and on “virtual” secondment.
David’s day-to-day practice involves advising in-house counsel and HR professionals on a wide variety of global issues, including difficult disciplinary and grievance issues; the planning and implementation of global redundancy programmes; executive recruitment and severances; and managing long-term ill health and capability in the workplace. In addition, David has significant experience in dealing with contentious litigation within both the Employment Tribunals and the High Court, including seeking and defending injunctive relief applications across a variety of sectors.
David is a part of a number of the firm's labour and employment initiatives, including leading the DSAResolution team managing client data subject access requests and being a key member of initiatives relating to mental health and wellbeing, neurodiversity and our award-winning Global Edge product.
In addition to his roles within the firm, David is Chair of the Training Committee of the UK Employment Lawyers’ Association and a member of its Management Committee.