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David is a partner whose practice primarily comprises M&A and strategic equity investments, with a focus on cross-border transactions. He is also experienced in advising on demergers and group reorganisations. He has particular experience of leading cross-border deals for major corporates in the Media, Sports and Entertainment and Tech sectors.  David acts for a wide range of international and leading national businesses. Notable recent transactions include advising shareholders on the sale of JustGiving to Blackbaud Inc and acting for Liberty Global and Discovery Communications on their minority equity investments in Formula E.


University of Sheffield (First); University of Sheffield, Legal Practice Course (Distinction).

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Yorkshire and the Humber > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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David BeechDLA Piper UK LLP

DLA Piper UK LLP‘s Sheffield-based team has the capacity to handle local, national and international M&A, public and private equity matters, long-term contracts, outsourcings and procurement transactions. Capital markets and M&A expert Rob McKie leads the corporate team, which includes Richard May, who has particular expertise in the manufacturing sector, and David BeechRoger Gough heads up the commercial contracts and distribution team and has particular expertise in transport and logistics arrangements. The group is also active in the energy, technology, sports and media, retail and government contracting sectors. Catherine Simister retired from the practice.