David is an experienced banking lawyer and advises some of the UK’s largest financial institutions in real estate finance, acquisition and leveraged finance (both sponsor and non-sponsor), pensions-related finance, restructuring, refinancing and asset-based lending.
He has exceptional technical expertise in this area of the law, which is underpinned by a superb track record in business development.
Recent examples of David’s work before joining Shoosmiths include:
- acting for Leumi ABL in relation to the private equity, bank and asset based funding of a Midlands based aerospace company
- acting for a major high street bank in relation to property acquisition and development funding of multiple UK and overseas commercial sites being acquired by a Midlands based pharmaceutical company
- acting for a Midlands based automotive parts and processes supplier in relation to the multi-jurisdictional asset based funding of a UK / Chinese joint venture
- acting for Ingenious Media in relation to the bank, small investor, developer and private equity property development funding of Liverpool based commercial premises, utilising the government's Business Premises Renovation Allowance incentive scheme.
David was previously lead partner for the Midlands banking team at Squire Sanders for six years after joining from Browne Jacobson, where he was an associate for three years and helped set up the firm’s local banking practice.