David Glass

Specialist in Business & Corporate, Commercial Contracts
& Insolvency & Corporate Recovery

David has practised for over 40 years in the field of corporate and commercial law.

He has advised on a wide range of transactions including share sales, asset sales, corporate reorganisations and restructurings, joint ventures and distributorships;  also corporate advisory and governance and partnership issues.

He has advised many different types of clients (with a particular experience in the education sector), including listed and unlisted organisations both in the UK and overseas, and works a lot with law firms around the world. He also advises on shareholder and partnership disputes.

He speaks French and advises on Anglo-French corporate transactions.


  • Setting up the UK joint venture arrangements for an international firm of accountants
  • Advising on a company buy-back of shares in the context of the end of a joint venture
  • Advising on the UK restructuring of part of a quoted US high tech group of companies
  • Advising on a shareholders dispute in an international aviation sector group
  • Advising on an Anglo-Russian shareholders dispute

David’s updates

Brexit update: Trading under WTO rules, digital trade and GM foods

January 13, 2021

Brexit update: Level playing field goals, services sector and trade in goods

January 05, 2021

Brexit update: New legislation, UK companies with branches in EEA & EU legal professional privilege

December 29, 2020

Brexit update: Fishing industry, regulation of digital markets and UK Internal Market Act 2020

December 21, 2020

Brexit update: Human rights, pharma and guidance for gambling businesses

December 15, 2020

Brexit update: 2007 Lugano Convention, trading in services with Ireland and CMA guidance

December 07, 2020

Brexit update: Canada-UK trading terms, directors duties & trading under WTO rules

December 01, 2020

Brexit Update: Agriculture Act 2020, Boeing subsidies dispute & continuity of medical supplies

November 24, 2020

Brexit Update: Brexit and Joe Biden, food supply to NI & border control posts

November 16, 2020

Brexit update: Civil judicial co-operation, ATA Carnets and trading with Switzerland

November 09, 2020

Brexit update: Telecoms, areas of alignment & import licences

November 03, 2020

Brexit update: VAT retail export scheme, HE and research

October 20, 2020

Brexit update: Financial services sector and personal data

October 14, 2020

Brexit update: threat to UK car exporters but cautious optimism on post-transition period deal

October 05, 2020

Brexit update: Planning for no deal, company law reform and state aid

September 29, 2020

Brexit update: UK-Japan free trade agreement, HMRC guidance, Internal Market Bill

September 23, 2020

Brexit update: UK internal market, WTO subsidy rules

September 16, 2020

Brexit update: personal data transfers, fishing quotas, and state aid for the UK tech sector

September 09, 2020