David Morley

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.

David Morley

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.