David specialises in providing risk management and dispute resolution advice to clients operating in the infrastructure and energy sectors. David has acted for developers, main contractors and sub-contractors on a wide range of high profile and technically complex projects and disputes.
David was extremely good in terms of his strategic thinking, and in considering how we could get the right result from this and he came up with new ideas.
Mark Conaghan - Head of Commercial for Highways, Amey
David was an extremely dependable legal guide and a pleasure to work with and learn from. He always demonstrated a high level of professionalism and significant knowledge, and was always able to quickly grasp the key issues and suggest how to deal with each individual matter. David is also extremely positive and enthusiastic.
Russell Smith - Former Commercial Manager for Amey
David has extensive experience in all manner of dispute resolution including adjudication, High Court litigation, negotiation and mediation. His experience also includes a secondment with a leading utility, where he provided a real-time project counsel role on a major renewable energy project. David also has higher rights of audience.
David is part of the firm's Infratech Group. He has a growing voice within the industry on matters of digital disruption and the impact of technology in infrastructure and has published numerous articles on this topic.
Chief Operating Officer
Reza advises private, public and affordable housing provider clients on development planning matters and has extensive experience on large-scale residential, sporting, regeneration and mixed-use schemes, including providing specialist advice on contentious planning matters.
Benedikt is member of the TMT team and advises on telecommunications law. For his PhD, he dealt with product liability in the Internet of Things, and he has experience in the field of connected car services.
James is an experienced corporate M&A adviser with expertise in private equity M&A. James has accumulated years of experience working with institutions, founders and management teams on private equity and strategic trade transactions, both national and international.
Michelle works within the risk advisory group with a particular focus on technology, media and telecommunications. Michelle advises domestic and international clients on a broad range of legal topics, including (European) e-commerce/platform laws, privacy/data related matters, media laws, freedom of speech and intellectual property in general.