David is accountable for directing Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP's business strategy to deliver on its vision in the UK.

With 20 years' international experience leading functions at global professional services firms, David has specific expertise executing strategic alliances and transactions to drive domestic and global growth.

Having direct responsibility for client-facing Business Services, including the Business Development and Knowledge Management functions, David is also a member of the firm's Conflicts, International, Innovation, Pricing and Project Prioritisation committees.

Prior to joining Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP in London, David was based in Hong Kong for ten years as Head of Asia Pacific and Middle East at Hogan Lovells International LLP, responsible for directing the firm's strategic growth and tactical expansion, including new offices, local joint ventures and alliances across that region.

Starting his career as a tax consultant with Ernst & Young, David has an LL.B (Hons) from University College London and has studied at the Australian Graduate School of Management.