David Tomlin

Trainee Solicitor


David is a Trainee Solicitor in the Restructuring and Insolvency Team.

Prior to joining Ashfords, David worked as a Paralegal at a national law firm. He worked in their Private Capital team on a variety of matters.

David worked in the Oil & Gas industry before changing to a career in law, working for a large multinational corporation. He became the Construction Operations Supervisor after having worked offshore on many international projects for a number of years.

David studied his Law degree during his time in the Oil & Gas industry after successfully completing his first degree in Marine Geography at Cardiff University.

David has completed a seat in the Ashfords Real Estate team in Taunton where he worked on a range of commercial property matters.

Relevant experience

  • Developer: Assisting in a high value dispute which included supporting the team in a large electronic disclosure exercise.
  • Local Authority: Assisting in a high value dispute regarding a consultant’s negligence in managing a project. This included assisting with electronic hearing bundle preparation and preparation of witness statements.
  • Private individual: Assisting with the drafting of construction related agreement.
  • Various clients: Assisting the team in a variety of disputes including adjudication, arbitration and court proceedings involving various types of construction and infrastructure contracts.