David, who will lead the Banking team in Birmingham, has a wealth of experience in property, acquisition and leveraged finance as well as corporate lending and restructuring work. David is ranked in Tier 1 by leading independent legal directory Chambers and Partners and his appointment will help cement Pinsent Masons' reputation as the leading Banking and Restructuring practice in the region.
John Cleland, Head of Financial Institutions at Pinsent Masons commented: "Birmingham remains an important hub for several prominent financial institutions for whom we act around the UK. His experience ties in with all of the key areas of banking and restructuring work which we carry out in Birmingham and adds to our comprehensive coverage around the UK. "
David's appointment follows the hire of banking and restructuring specialist Claire Massie in Scotland, restructuring and insolvency expert Richard Tripp in Leeds and banking litigation specialist Michael Isaacs to the firm's London headquarters.