David Speakman

David Speakman

Counsel, London


David is Counsel based in the London Employment practice and has over 12 years experience in employment law, dealing with the full spectrum of employment advisory, litigation and transactional matters. He regularly advises on board level appointments and dismissals and on a broad spectrum of international transactions involving both private and public companies. His clients trust him with their key litigation in both the Employment Tribunal and High Court  and he often presents at high profile conferences as well as contributing to reputable employment law journals. 

Professional experience

2015 to date Counsel, Linklaters
2012 - 2015 Managing Associate, Linklaters
2006 - 2012 Solicitor, Clifford Chance
2002 - 2006 Solicitor, Eversheds


1999 - 2000 The College of Law (London), Legal Practice Course
1996 - 1999 Middlesex University, Law LL.B. (First)