David is an associate in the English real estate team, specialising in investment and asset management work, and with particular experience across the retail, office and residential care sectors.

David was recently seconded to the Private Markets team of Aberdeen Standard Investments, working with investment managers across the property and private equity asset classes to provide property specific legal advice, as well as general commercial support.

Recent work has included:

  • acting for a European real estate fund in relation to their UK-based shopping centre portfolio, including multiple lettings to national retailers
  • advising a UK listed pub company in relation to acquisitions and disposals of both vacant and trading licensed premises
  • advising an Edinburgh based investment manager in relation to multiple lettings of high-spec office premises in England
  • acting for a national care operator in relation to acquisitions, disposals and agreements for lease of both new and existing care homes