David specialises in all aspects of non-contentious intellectual property, with particular emphasis on computer-related contracts and issues. He is recognised as a leading expert in intellectual property law, computer/IT law and European law and advises on data protection matters and all types of commercial contract, particularly those with an international element or requiring cross-disciplinary expertise. As a litigator, David has experience in domestic, American and European courts. He has also specialised in corporate insolvency for over 35 years and is author of MacRoberts’ Scottish Liquidation Handbook.
Director of Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce and Chair of an American Bar Association Committee on Intellectual Property law, David lectures extensively in the UK and internationally. He is author of the Stair Encyclopaedia section on European competition law, as well as multiple books and articles on intellectual property and cyber law.
"David 'provides advice that is robust, and recognises our commercial pressures'."Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
"A well-respected name in the Scottish market."Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession