David Morrison


David Morrison

Senior Lawyer

After graduating from the University of Exeter with a degree in history and law, David qualified as a solicitor in 1999. David was promoted to Senior Lawyer in May 2023.

David has experience on a broad range of corporate, commercial and property related legal matters, particularly for owner managed business clients.

David joined Clarkson Wright and Jakes in January 2015 and moved to Orpington, having previously worked for commercial law firms in Central London.


  • Sales and acquisitions of private company shares
  • Business sales
  • Shareholder and joint venture arrangements
  • Business investment agreements
  • General commercial agreements
  • Non contentious employment advice
  • Hotel and leisure clients


  • Acting for a technology company taking a £1 million investment
  • Acting in connection with merger of local consulting engineers firms
  • Acting on retirement sales of shares and companies
  • Acting in connection with a sale of a £60 m Central London Hotel

Claim to fame

David went to school with the director of an Oscar winning film.

Wish for the year

To get to know the local area better and provide a top level service for clients of CWJ.