David is a member of the transactional team in the British Virgin Islands, advising on a wide variety of corporate and finance matters. As a part of the firm's fintech team, David also advises BVI token issuers and platform operators on their initial coin offerings and subsequent operations.
David is also part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team. He specialises in acquisitions and disposals (including the structuring of vehicles for these purposes), investment and shareholder agreements, and management incentive plans, with experience in acquisition financing transactions. David's achievements include working on Texas Pacific Group's 2019 exit from their investment in the London Main Board listed Russian retailer Lenta, as part of one of the largest all cash offers for a listed BVI company ever, and advising Bain Capital-backed Toys R Us on the sale of their Asian business.
Before joining Ogier, David worked for another leading BVI law firm where he specialised in mergers and acquisitions and finance. Prior to this, he worked in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, where he focused primarily on multi-jurisdictional private equity transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, and debt capital markets.
David holds an MA from the University of Oxford, and studied the GDL and LPC at the College of Law in London, receiving a distinction for both courses.
2015 - British Virgin Islands
2012 - England & Wales (non-practising)