David returned to the Independent Bar having removed to Devon and worked as a legal adviser to the Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police then as in- house Counsel for a leading firm of solicitors. He has developed a niche practice providing general legal advice to a number of SMEs’ that dovetails with a traditional practice.
Initially he practiced at the Criminal Bar and as such is able to distil salient points quickly and when necessary back up advice with his experience of advocacy at a high level.
David has represented a number of licensed premises and business’s at first instance, appeal and judicial review. He regularly appears before licensing committees and the Office of the Traffic Commissioner. He has provided HSE and other regulatory advice on both a direct and indirect basis and advised on cases brought by the EA as well as other regulatory matters He has also represented and advised in a variety of criminal cases when such sanction has been sought.

Licensing (including sexual entertainment venues); ATF next generation project; OTC.
Judicial review

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