David’s family law firm “George & Co”, founded by his late father, merged with Barwells in 1990. David is a Solicitor-Advocate, enjoying rights of audience in all Civil Courts in England and Wales. He has over the years, appeared as an advocate at many contested final hearings in Family Law cases and Property disputes. He has also practised, and continues to advise quite extensively in contested estate cases.
David is currently the firm’s Compliance Officer. He is also an active mentor and supervisor of the Family and Litigation departments, where his court room and practice experience is helpful, particularly in more difficult cases. David no longer conducts a personal caseload but assists the departmental teams on a day to day basis. For many years until 2017, when an active Family Lawyer, David was an Advanced Member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel, a qualification now carried by another member of the Family Law Team.
Hobbies and interests: David is a keen painter, cross country jogger, cyclist, guitar player, and choral singer . He enjoys sailing when he can. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Commerce and is Chair of the trustees of Eastbourne and Wealden YMCA.