David joined Poppleston Allen in 2015 and qualified as a solicitor in 2018.
David graduated from the University of Reading with an undergraduate degree in Philosophy before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and obtaining a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at BPP University of Law in London.
David is based in the London office and advises on all aspects of licensing law, including applications for new premises licences, variations and reviews on behalf of both national and local independent operators of pubs, restaurants, clubs, hotels and retail businesses. David has assisted on complex applications in cumulative impact areas across the country.
David also trained in the firm’s Betting & Gaming Team and has experience advising on various aspects of betting and gaming law, including Operating Licences, Premises Licences and compliance under the Gambling Act 2005.
David holds the National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders and the National Certificate for Licensed Practitioners (Gambling).
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