David is a Partner in our Construction and Engineering Group. He has a wealth of experience of infrastructure, utilities, energy and transport projects, and of property development and process engineering.

Over the few years, David has been involved in a number of flagship developments, including Manchester Airport's £1billion transformation project, schemes at Heathrow Airport and at the Advanced Manufacturing Park, and the development of the world's largest (and most sophisticated) industrial diamond research and development facility.

Equally, he has supported numerous leading energy and utility companies, for example, SGN on its Gas to the West project, comprising new gas transmission and distribution infrastructure in the West of Northern Ireland; United Utilities on various works contracts (including its £1 billion AMP6 2015-2020 frameworks spanning its entire water and wastewater infrastructure); Tidal Generation Ltd on various ventures; and what is now Electricity North West on framework agreements for works to its electricity distribution network.


  • Year qualified: 1994
  • The College of Law, York - LLP with distinction (this became The University of Law in 2012 and then relocated to Leeds in 2014) 
  • Selwyn College, Cambridge – Law (double first) (1993)