David practises in all areas of law related to employment and discrimination practice, with a particular specialisation on matters concerning injunctive relief and employee competition, including restrictive covenants; partnership disputes; TUPE; directors’ duties and confidential information/breach of confidence actions.
He is regularly instructed to advise in complex TUPE actions involving industrial agreements, group redundancy issues and team moves. He appears regularly in the High Court, the EAT and the Employment Tribunals.
David is regularly instructed in employment matters related to the sports industry. He has appeared in numerous high-profile football club/manager disputes, acting both on his own and being led by Paul Gilroy QC.
He has considerable experience advising and representing clients in applications for judicial review in matters relating to industrial disputes and decisions of bodies with authority to organise the employment market and commission public contracts in the workplace.
David has appeared in hundreds of cases involving disputes about unfair and wrongful dismissal. He regularly appears in cases which include matters ranging from working time and wages disputes, discrimination of all kinds and whistleblowing allegations.
- Rose v. Leeds Dental  All ER (D) 70
- Somerville v. Buttle Ltd  UKEAT/1050/11
- Boafo v. Camden NHS Trust  All ER (D) 206
- Rees v. Neale Solicitors  UKEAT/1555/10/DM
- Hussain v. Vision Security  Eq LR (EAT)
- Cuerden v. Yorkshire Housing  All ER (D) 50