David was born and brought up near Grimsby and after obtaining a Law Degree from Sheffield University joined Maples in September 1982 as a Trainee Solicitor. After qualifying in October 1984 he became a Partner in January 1986.
David specialises in Commercial Property and is well respected for his work on behalf of some of the area’s leading property developers. The work ranges from the sale and purchase of individual plots to larger estates of 300 plus dwellings and includes complex acquisitions.
David is well known for his work with local Churches – as an active Methodist he has taken a leading role in the local Church and Circuit and also acts in a variety of matters involving the Anglican Church and other denominations. Over the years he has been involved in a number of other charities, including periods as Clerk to the Governors for a local Primary School, a Governor of a local Secondary School, work in establishing a charity for the homeless and involvement with youth work.