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.
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Nick is a lawyer in Pinsent Masons' Finance & Projects team. He has extensive experience in advising on all stages of the project cycle for various types of infrastructure projects, including power plants (both conventional and renewable), roads, railways, metros and free trade zones. The majority of his projects are located in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa and Middle-east.
Neil advises a broad range of corporate clients including banks, insurers, and investors on disputes, litigation and related risk issues. Alongside work on contentious matters, Neil maintains a specialism in human rights compliance issues including on Modern Slavery legislation. Neil is dual qualified in England / Wales, and in Scotland.