David specialises in providing risk management and dispute resolution advice to clients operating in the infrastructure and energy sectors. David has acted for developers, main contractors and sub-contractors on a wide range of high profile and technically complex projects and disputes.
David was extremely good in terms of his strategic thinking, and in considering how we could get the right result from this and he came up with new ideas.
Mark Conaghan - Head of Commercial for Highways, Amey
David was an extremely dependable legal guide and a pleasure to work with and learn from. He always demonstrated a high level of professionalism and significant knowledge, and was always able to quickly grasp the key issues and suggest how to deal with each individual matter. David is also extremely positive and enthusiastic.
Russell Smith - Former Commercial Manager for Amey
David has extensive experience in all manner of dispute resolution including adjudication, High Court litigation, negotiation and mediation. His experience also includes a secondment with a leading utility, where he provided a real-time project counsel role on a major renewable energy project. David also has higher rights of audience.
David is part of the firm's Infratech Group. He has a growing voice within the industry on matters of digital disruption and the impact of technology in infrastructure and has published numerous articles on this topic.
Chief Operating Officer
Naomi specialises in providing risk management and dispute resolution advice to clients across the construction and engineering industries.
Ian prevents and resolves disputes involving a property element , providing commercially-appropriate and pragmatic solutions through advice, negotiation and various forms of alternative dispute resolution. Where litigation is necessary, Ian acts for clients at all levels of Courts and Tribunals, including the UK Supreme Court.
Ian is an investment funds expert. He advises fund managers on the structuring and establishing of investment funds in a range of sectors with a particular focus on private equity, real estate, debt and infrastructure. Ian also has a substantial practice advising institutional investors on their strategic and cornerstone investments into funds across a spread of asset classes.