David is an experienced practitioner in international arbitration, litigation and public international law. He has acted as counsel in many international disputes under the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, SCC, DIAC and UNCITRAL arbitration rules.
A New Zealand-qualified barrister and solicitor, David has worked in the United Kingdom, the United States, New Zealand and Australia. He obtained his Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Harvard Law School in 2013.
Prior to joining Baker Botts, David worked as an associate working in investor-state arbitration at a major London law firm. He previously clerked at the Supreme Court of New Zealand and served as legal advisor to prominent international arbitrator Sir David Williams QC.