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David is a specialist infrastructure and construction lawyer with nearly 15 years’ experience in New Zealand and the UK, advising on social and economic infrastructure, power generation and construction projects and social housing projects.

David joined Anderson Lloyd as a partner in July 2014 having been a partner at Russell McVeagh in Auckland.

His specialist expertise is in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), where he has led the legal team advising the successful consortia on seven of the first eight NZ PPP projects. David is currently advising a consortium for the Waikeria Prison Development PPP project.

David has also advised the successful bidder for the pathfinder Tauranga Social Housing Transfer and consortia for the social housing projects currently in procurement, Christchurch Social Housing Transfer and Tāmaki Regeneration Project.

Legal 500 (Asia Pacific) describe David as “a step above other PPP lawyers” . He is recommended as a leading lawyer in Construction law in the current Asia Pacific editions of Chamber & Partners, asialaw Profiles and leading lawyer in Construction, Projects & Infrastructure in the latest Doyles Guide. David is ranked as ‘Highly Regarded’ for Energy & Infrastructure and Project Development  in the current IFLR1000 rankings and is on the  Best Lawyers list for Project Finance and Development Practice.