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: 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

Brexit update: Environment, trademarks, EU funding and retained EU case law

September 01, 2020

Brexit update: Financial services, EU-US privacy shield & UK Trade and Agriculture Commission

August 04, 2020

Brexit update: EFTA states, Border Operating Manual and 5th round of negotiations

July 29, 2020

Brexit update: EU domain names, civil jurisdictions and e-commerce

July 20, 2020

Brexit update: The level playing field, EU case law & company law

July 07, 2020

Brexit update: Governance, financial services & IP rights

June 30, 2020

Brexit update: Agriculture, the ‘oomph’ factor & state aid

June 22, 2020

Brexit update: Chickens & fishes, ETS and border checks

June 17, 2020

Brexit update: ECJ, trade deals & data protection

June 03, 2020

Brexit update: fisheries, NI protocol & immigration

May 26, 2020

Brexit update: private international law, Covid-19 & trade negotiations

May 19, 2020

Brexit update: Financial services and The Lugano Convention

May 13, 2020