David is a Partner in Holland Beckett working in the litigation team, experienced in resolving cases both through Court and alternative dispute resolution. He joined Holland Beckett in April 2014 and specialises in commercial and financial litigation with an additional interest in sports law.
David grew up in Tauranga. He began his career at another regional practice before re-locating to London, where he worked for large commercial firms followed by four years acting for a major international bank. He is dual qualified in England and New Zealand.
LLB BCom Otago University 2003
Admitted to the Bar of New Zealand 2004
Admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales 2010
- Community Activity
Board member of Merivale Community Inc;
Member of the Sports Tribunal Legal Assistance Panel;
Volunteer at Baywide, the Tauranga Community Law Centre;
A Judiciary member for the Upper Central Zone Rugby League Association; and
A provider of pro-bono legal services for community organisations, including local sports clubs and a charitable health organisation.