David Thompson

David Thompson

Solicitor – admitted 2003

"He cuts to the chase and gives me the commercial options: he's got a very good commercial eye on what we need to deliver." 
Chambers 2014


David is a Partner, and Head of the Food & Drink team. 

A recommended lawyer in The Legal 500, his practice encompasses a wide range of commercial work, often with a cross-border element, with a particular focus on intellectual property. He acts for a broad spectrum of clients, including household names.

David has vast experience advising on supply chain arrangements, drafting and negotiating distributorship agreements, agency agreements and manufacturing licenses. 

David holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law from Nottingham Law School.

Recent Experience

  • Advising Mobeus Equity Partners LLP on the sale of its VCT Fund Management business to Gresham House plc, the specialist alternative asset manager and Manager of the Baronsmead VCTs
  • Advising Centek, an oil and gas service business, on negotiating a new global supply relationship with Halliburton, the leading oil services group in the world.
  • Advising TOMY, an international toy company, on its expansion into Eastern Europe, including negotiation of multiple relationships with local partners.
  • Advising the Gro Company, a leading infant product company on its international distributorship relationships, including establishment of new US and Australian arrangements.

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