David joined Balfour+Manson in July 2012 as a partner within the litigation department, having previously been the managing partner at Lawford Kidd for 16 years.
David has over 20 years experience in the personal injury field and in recent years, has been involved in some of the biggest litigation claims in legal history including the Piper Alpha disaster, The RAF Chinook crash on Mull of Kintyre and the Glasgow Air Crash. He has represented victims of 15 air disasters worldwide. He is also experienced in dealing with industrial disease cases and in particular asbestos related claims.
David has been a member of APIL since its inception, he is the secretary of APIL Scotland and a fellow of the association. David is also a member of PEOPIL (Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers).
David is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in personal injury law. He also regularly chairs and presents lectures on personal injury law and is a reporter for the Scottish Legal Aid Board.
David studied Economics and Accountancy at the University of Dundee and then law at the University of Strathclyde.