David Parton heads Shoosmiths’ Personal Advisory Division of Shoosmiths responsible for the management and direction of the range of legal services Shoosmiths provides for its private clients, individuals and families. These services include Wealth Protection, Serious Injury, Family, Education and Conveyancing, comprising 280 legal advisers and personnel.
David was previously head of the firm's Conveyancing Department for over twenty years to 2021 building that to become a nationally renowned business for its scale capability and probably the largest business accredited with the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
David continues to serve a discreet client following with their often complex and high net worth property needs as part of the firm's Private Wealth team.
He also served as head of the Northampton Office for eight years to 2021 where he was responsible for the firm's profile in Northampton and surrounding area and the well being of its 550 personnel located there.
David joined Shoosmiths in 1991. He became a partner and head of Conveyancing in 1997. He became Divisional Head of the Personal Advisory Division and joined the board in 2021.