David Edwards


David has some 30 years experience of transactional corporate work with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions.

During this time, David has acted on a number of reasonably high profile transactions, ranging from establishing new television companies in the early 1990's and securing finance following the award of television franchises, to advising quoted companies in connection with their acquisition and disposal strategies, to advising privately owned/family companies regarding exit strategies and sales. Most recently, David has advised on a number of company and business acquisitions and has been involved in private equity deals, MBO's and MBI's.

He also advises on a wide range of commercial projects and agreements including long term supply agreements, joint ventures, shareholders agreements and other major commercial contracts, frequently crossing a number of jurisdictions.

David sits on the board of directors of certain client companies, advising on corporate governance and risk management.


  • Nantwich & Acton Grammar School (1973 - 1980)
  • Aberystwyth University (1980 - 1983)
  • College of Law, Lancaster Gate, London (1983 - 1984)


After attending College of Law and completing articles, David joined Goodman Derrick upon qualifying as a solicitor in 1986.  He became a partner in 1990 and a consultant in 2017.

Out of the office

David plays regular weekend golf and enjoys sailing and cricket.