David Shaw > Addleshaw Goddard > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard
3 SOVEREIGN SQUARE
SOVEREIGN STREET
LEEDS
LS1 4ER
England

Work Department

Construction.

Position

Specialist in construction, including: utilities and major infrastructure, energy, transport, engineering and real estate development.

Career

Trained Booth & Co; qualified 1996; solicitor Booth & Co/Addleshaw Booth/Addleshaw Goddard 1996-2005; legal director 2005-07; partner 2007.

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

Scalby School, Scarborough; Selwyn College, Cambridge (1993 Law, Double First); College of Law, York (1994 LPC with Distinction).

Leisure

Music (grade 8 piano; also plays saxophone and flute), family, walking, swimming.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Construction

(Leading individuals)

David ShawAddleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard‘s construction practice handles high-profile local and national projects, covering engineering and infrastructure, regeneration and development, as well as complex construction litigation with key expertise in the energy, utilities and transport sectors. Non-contentious specialist James Reynolds heads up the Leeds real estate division while David Shaw specialises in utilities, energy and transport projects. Joe Wilkinson and legal director Ally MacKenzie focus on construction and engineering disputes, John Emerton handles energy and infrastructure-related disputes, and managing associate Niamh Batterton advises on development schemes.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Projects, energy and natural resources (including PFI) > Energy

Addleshaw Goddard‘s practice counts ‘Big Six’ energy companies and high-profile corporates as key clients, which it advises on all issues across power, nuclear, renewables, oil and gas, water and energy litigation. Richard GoodfellowPaul Dight and John Emerton jointly lead the team; Goodfellow specialises in downstream energy work, Dight handles energy infrastructure and regulation matters, and Emerton is an energy sector litigator. James Reynolds leads the nuclear team, David Shaw focuses on utilities work while managing associate Alex Clayton has experience in smart metering projects.