David is a Consultant in Druces’ Private Client team and specialises in providing tax advice and structuring corporate and property acquisitions and sales, both in England and France. David’s clients include entrepreneurs and HNW individuals whom he advises in relation to their estate and succession planning, for both personal and corporate concerns.
David qualified as a solicitor in 1985 and is fluent in French and Dutch, in addition to speaking Spanish and Finnish. He was a co-founder and a Director at Sykes Anderson Perry Limited* prior to their merger with Druces in 2019. He graduated from Cambridge University with First Class Honours (MA Law) and a BSc (Mathematics) from the Open University.
David is a Solicitor Advocate with higher rights of audience in all civil and criminal courts (England), a Barrister (Unregistered, England and Wales) as well as Chartered Tax Adviser (UK). In addition, David is also qualified as ‘Avocat-conseil aupres du consulat général de l’ambassade de France à Londres’ (France), and Attorney at Law (Johannesburg, South Africa).
Outside of work, David enjoys tennis, motor cars, driving his SAAB 96 V4 as well as skiing, both cross country and downhill.
*Sykes Anderson Perry’s merger with Druces LLP took effect on 1 October 2019.
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