David's particular specialities are in advising on outsourcing arrangements, IT procurement, brand protection, data protection, data security and freedom of information compliance. He is accredited as a specialist in Intellectual Property Law by the Law Society of Scotland 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 non-executive director of the Social Enterprise Academy, and a member of the International Trade Marks Association and the Licensing Executives Society. 

  • "Brand protection and data security maven"

    World Trademark Review 1000
  • "David has a depth of knowledge in a number of specialisms and he understands where we are coming from in terms of our objectives."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "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."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "He is very well respected and has a strong client base."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

Data Protection & Cyber Security

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