Partner at Peachey & Co LLP since 1988

BSc (Exon): 1983

Admitted as Solicitor: 1986


Corporate Finance – including numerous corporate acquisitions and disposals, private equity investments, debt financing and public offers (AIM listing).

Competition – acting for complainants and defendants in various anti-trust cases and in respect of merger control procedures (both UK and EU).

Industry Sectors – Aviation Services; Cleantech and Renewables; Distribution; Energy; Financial Services; Shipping and Technology including Life Sciences.

TV and radio appearances:

  • Newsnight (BBC)
  • Cross Talk (ITV)

Contributed to articles in:

  • Sunday Telegraph
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Groundhandling International

David was a non executive director of GulfMark UK Ltd and its associated companies for 10 years. GulfMark UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of GulfMark Offshore, Inc (listed on the New York Stock Exchange – GLF), a client of Peachey & Co LLP and the leading offshore supply boat operator in the North Sea. David was recently reappointed to the Board at the request of DnB Bank ASA and as a condition of the Chapter 11 refinancing of the GulfMark Group.