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