David is our Practice Partner with responsibility, together with our Senior Partner, for developing and promoting the firm’s practice and our business development and international strategy.

David undertakes a broad range of corporate, corporate finance and private equity work. He advises on an extensive range of acquisitions, disposals, investments, joint ventures and flotations, for corporate and private equity clients. In addition, he advises on outsourcing and commercial contracts.

Highlights include advising:

  • British Airways on its merger with Iberia and acquisition of BMI
  • the Tote on its privatisation
  • Palamon on numerous acquisitions and disposals
  • NewDay Cards (SAV Credit) on its purchase of Santander's retail co-brand credit card business

David led the Slaughter and May team that won the FT's Innovative Corporate Lawyer Awards and British Legal Awards' M&A team of the year in 2011.

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