David has over 20 years of experience on a wide range of international criminal and regulatory investigations and litigation. Clients describe him as an outstandingly calm, focused, and insightful advisor. David advises both corporate and individual clients on criminal fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, and financial services enforcement.
He works with clients from numerous sectors and in a wide variety of criminal and regulatory contexts. Many of his cases have an international element, and he is particularly effective in working with lawyers, regulators and law enforcement agents from other jurisdictions.
David is highly experienced in anti-money laundering investigations, prosecutions and compliance issues and is regularly called on as a speaker and writer on these topics.
|Since 2020||Consulting partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2015 - 2020||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|1998 - 2015||Partner, boutique white-collar crime firm, UK|
|1998||Admitted as a lawyer, England & Wales|
|1997||Qualified as an attorney, South Africa|
|London Criminal Court's Solicitors' Association (LCCSA)
ABA, International law white collar crime committee section
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