David Clark is a partner in the Corporate department in the British Virgin Islands. He has over eighteen years experience with particular expertise in banking, M&A, project and film finance, capital markets, structured finance and restructuring. He regularly acts for major European, US and Asian banks and multi-national corporations in relation to complex cross-border financing structures and joint ventures.
David joined Appleby’s BVI office in September 2015, having been based in the London office since 2004. He trained at Clifford Chance, London where he qualified into the capital markets department and gained additional experience on secondments to the Hong Kong and Tokyo offices as well as to Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. David also spent three years with a major US law firm where he specialised in structured finance. He read law at the University of Cambridge where he received a B.A. and M.A.
In 2018 David was ranked as a ´market leader´ in IFLR1000 and described as ‘both knowledgeable and pragmatic’ as well as ‘technically very competent´ by Legal 500. In addition, he was named as a ´Leader in his Field´ by Chambers UK. He also is the author of the BVI chapter in Legal 500's 2018 M&A Country Comparative Guide.
"[David] is sensitive to client demands, very responsive to queries, knowledgeable and willing to assist whenever possible."