Our People David Gourlay


David's strengths include not only a full understanding of the legal issues, but also and most importantly his clear appreciation of the business we are in.


David's particular specialities are in advising on outsourcing arrangements, IT procurement, brand protection, data protection, data security and freedom of information compliance. and is also listed in Who’s Who Legal 2020 as an expert in Data Privacy & Protection, Data Security, Information Security and Trademarks.

David is a member of the International Trade Marks Association and the INTA Emerging Issues Committee. He is also listed as a Global Leader in Who’s Who Legal 2022 in Data Privacy & Protection, Data Security and Information Security and in Who’s Who Legal 2021 as an expert in Trademarks. David is also recognised as a Thought Leader in Who’s Who Legal Data Privacy & Protection 2021 and Information Technology 2021.

David is ranked for Data Protection & Information Law and Information Technology in the 2023 edition of Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession. He is also listed in the WTR (World Trademark Review) 1000.

  • Legal Expertise
  • Data Protection & Cyber Security
  • Information Technology & Outsourcing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Regulatory & Compliance