David Horner


David is a corporate lawyer who advises on a wide range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, spin-outs from universities and research institutions, international capital markets and corporate restructurings. The majority of David’s work has a cross-border or international element.

David has broad experience working with clients across a range of industries, with a particular focus on transactions in the life sciences and technology sectors. He acts regularly for clients such as UCL Business, Carrick Therapeutics, Canon, Albireo Pharma, NuCana and OneTrust.

David joined Bristows in 2009 having previously trained and worked in the London office of a leading US law firm.

David is a CEDR accredited mediator.


  • LLB (Hons) Law & Economics, Keele University
  • Qualified 2004
  • Of Counsel 2013
  • Partner 2020

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