David is an Associate in the Real Estate and Land Development teams and is based in Laytons’ Guildford office.


He joined upon qualification as a solicitor in 1998 and has, from that time, worked in the Land Development team, regularly acting for a number of national, London-based and local homebuilders.

David’s work primarily centres on:

  • land development: the drafting of estate development documentation in preparation for disposals

  • infrastructure: dealing with infrastructure agreements, easements, transfers, leases and wayleaves in connection with services, utilities, highways and drainage encountered on development sites

  • s.106 disposals: transfers and leases of land on behalf of developers pursuant to their obligations contained in agreements made under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

  • management companies: disposals of communal lands and amenity areas to management companies

  • freehold reversions: the disposal of freehold reversionary interests in leasehold developments to qualifying tenants or investors including, where necessary, the preparation and service of the appropriate statutory notices


Contact details
Tel: +44 (0)1483 407 000
DDI: +44 (0)1483 407 008
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Qualified as a Solicitor in 1998