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David joined Fisher Meredith as a trainee in 2010. He qualified as a solicitor in November 2012 and now works in the Public Services Law department which is ranked in Band 2 of Chambers & Partners for Court of Protection (UK-wide).

He advises and represents clients in relation to community care matters and in relation to proceedings in the Court of Protection.

As a trainee, David undertook two seats in the Public Services Law department, working primarily on cases in the Court of Protection in his first seat, and on cases involving both education law and community care (for both adults and children and young people) in his last seat.

During his training contract David also spent six months in the Police and Prison Law department, working on actions against the police and related judicial reviews, and on cases involving unlawful immigration detention. He also spent six months in the Children Law department, working primarily on private law cases involving applications for contact and residence orders.

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Before joining Fisher Meredith David worked as an immigration caseworker at Refugee and Migrant Justice, and as a researcher at Amnesty International.

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