David is an Associate in the Commercial group. His areas of expertise include television, film, publishing and theatre.

He has had experience advising clients on production, development and financing, as well as the distribution and licensing of content and the protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights.

David joined Simkins in January 2019.  He has a range of in-house experience, having completed secondments at a major UK broadcaster and a global tech company.

Prior to training as a Solicitor, David worked variously in television and theatre as a writer, actor and producer.

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