David Morley is a real-estate specialist with wide-ranging experience in all fields of real-estate law but with a particular focus on large-scale projects. He acts for national and international clients across the real-estate spectrum, including corporate clients, investors, retailers, joint ventures and funds.
Morley is an elected member of the firm’s partnership council, is on the firm’s national real-estate executive board and heads up the Nottingham real-estate team.
- Exeter University — Classics (BA Hons, first class)
- College of Law (Chancery Lane) — 1988/2000 (CPE and finals)
- Articled and qualified at Freshfields — 1990–97
- Joined Shoosmiths — 1997
- Became partner at Shoosmiths — 2000
Morley is ranked in tier one by Chambers & Partners in its 2012 UK directory.
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