David is an associate in the digital and sourcing team based in London. David advises clients across both the private and public sectors on a variety of commercial and technology matters, with a particular expertise on high value, complex sourcing contracts and commercial transactions.
David specialises in advising organisations (such as Mace and DHSC) on the implementation of new or replacement technology systems and services, including support in relation to escalation and dispute resolution issues in such transactions. He advises clients on the adoption of new digital disruptive technologies and has a keen interest in the legal implications of cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation.
David advises on all types of commercial contracts, including large-scale outsourcing agreements, implementation projects; technology acquisition, licence, and support agreements; cloud computing; SaaS; reseller terms; customer facing terms; and key supply chain contracts.
When working with clients, David has a particular focus on supporting the firm’s sustainability, inclusion, and diversity commitments, and his experience includes assisting clients achieve their supply chain corporate social responsibility initiatives; advising a new venture centred around the green offsetting of land; and supporting a new platform connecting consumers and service providers for wellbeing and health services.
Part of the core team advising on the procurement of the entire suite of IT services for the DHSC under the new IMS4 contract, advising on all contract documents and Schedules including the specification, service levels, implementation, and pricing.