Tel: 01582 514370
Specialist Practice Areas
- Employment tribunal litigation
- Contract drafting
- Pay and benefits
- Working time rights
- Redundancy (individual and collective)
- Trade unions
- Employment law training
David is a solicitor-advocate having gained his higher-rights of audience in 2014. He qualified as a solicitor in 2013 after previously qualifying as a Chartered legal executive in 2011.
David spent over 11 years working at BT as part of the in-house legal team. He then spent two years at 3HR Corporate Solicitors, a City law firm specialising in Japanese, Chinese and Korean clients before joining Machins in 2019. He has extensive experience advising clients in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. He has advised senior HR managers and company CEOs on large scale corporate restructures and redundancies. He has conducted in excess of 150 employment tribunal hearings and has appeared before the President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
David loves all things rugby: he is a passionate England supporter and has been a Wasps fan for many years. He is a strong supporter of animal welfare charities including the RSPCA, the WWF and he sponsors a pony at Two Oaks Pony Sanctuary in Northchurch. He has two house rabbits called Cam and Bear.