David Clark is a Group Partner in Appleby’s corporate practice group, with over 20 years of experience. David joined Appleby’s Bermuda office in April 2019, after having worked in the firm’s British Virgin Islands office for three years and the London office for 11 years. David practices BVI and Bermuda law and has particular expertise in banking, M&A, project 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 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."