Football Innovation UK 2017 Speakers
Sports Lawyer, CM Solicitors
David is a Sports Lawyer at CM Solicitors in Manchester, specialising in Football Law matters.
He has been instructed by a number of high profile clients within the football industry, regularly advising; clubs, coaches and agents on a wide range of legal issues, including the FIFA and FA Regulations.
He has a wealth of knowledge with regards to commercial contracts, player contracts, transfer agreements, image rights, criminal, regulatory and employment issues within football.
David used to operate as a FA Registered Agent (and is still a registered Intermediary) representing a number of professional football players.
Presently his client base mainly comprises of agents/intermediaries and clubs. In the Summer 2016 transfer window David advised on transfers involving clubs in; the Premier League, The Championship, Football League 1, Football League 2, The National League, The Scottish Premier League, Serie A, Portuguese Primeira Liga and the Turkish Super Lig.
David is often sought after by media outlets such as the Daily Telegraph, BBC Sport and the Daily Mail for his views and opinions on Football Law issues.