David joined the real estate team at Womble Bond Dickinson in November 2021 having previously worked at a national firm in the Southampton area.

David has experience with advising clients on a wide range of commercial property transactions including but not limited to commercial landlord and tenant work, the acquisition, management and disposal of investment and development property and advising clients in the retail and leisure sectors on the management of their property.

David also has experience on advising clients in the charity, local government and education sectors on commercial property matters.

David is a member of the Southampton Property Association.


Examples of experience include advising:

  • An independent, regional co-operative retailer with dealings on their leasehold/freehold property portfolio
  • A property investment company on both the acquisition and disposal of land over £1m in value intended for development
  • As a core part of a team advising a national leisure operator with their leasehold asset management
  • Several multi-academy trusts on the property aspects of school conversions and transfers alongside more general commercial property advice and support.