Senior Associate, Head of Sports
David is head of the Sports team and has a particular interest in the football sector. He has been practising exclusively in the field of sports law for over 12 years and deals with all aspects of sports, acting for individuals and organisations across the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious matters in this sector.
He advises clients in matters including club and individual sponsorship deals, contractual disputes, club acquisition and image rights. David has also been asked to provide comment and legal analysis for media outlets such as Sky Sports, BBC and TalkSport.
David is a member of the Scottish Football Association’s Judicial Panel is also a member of the Global Sports Law Group, an international network of lawyers that currently spans 27 countries.
Prior to his career in law, David was a professional football player and coach who gained international recognition for his country. He won the Scottish FA Cup and also participated in the Champions League, UEFA and ECWC competitions.
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