David specialises in all aspects of non-contentious intellectual property, with particular emphasis on computer-related contracts and issues. He is acknowledged as a leading expert in Intellectual Property Law, Computer/IT Law, and European Law, and is a former independent expert under the UK Domain Dispute Resolution Procedure.
He has also specialised in corporate insolvency for almost 30 years and has an extensive practice in competition law. A licensed insolvency practitioner, David is the author of MacRoberts Scottish Liquidation Handbook and numerous other texts on insolvency.
David is a recognised authority on restrictive practices and Competition Law and, with qualifications from both Glasgow and Amsterdam Universities, also advises extensively on all aspects of EU Law including agency and distribution.
He is a member of the CBI Competition Panel and the Joint Working Party on Competition Law of the UK Law Societies and Bars and the Chair of an American Bar Association Committee on Intellectual Property law.
He advises on all types of commercial contract, including those with an international flavour or requiring cross-disciplinary expertise.
David writes and lectures extensively in the UK, the US and internationally in relation to his specialities.