About David Downton & Co.

It's important that you know who you are dealing with at David Downton & Co so here is some information about David's credentials and the firm's structure.  We have tried to cover the important points but if you want to know anything else please just ask.

David Downton established his specialist Corporate Litigation and Employment Law practice in 1996. He qualified in 1981 and was appointed a Deputy District Judge in 2002.  Having previously gained partnership positions in two major provincial practices, operating as head of litigation and a member of the management team, David decided to set up his own business to provide a focused specialist service.

With over 30 years of experience in these specialist areas, including high profile litigation, David was keen to deploy his experience directly to satisfy client needs.

David's practice philosophy is based on the understanding that business clients want to:-

  • deal consistently with someone they trust and not moved from person to person;
  • have their problems solved as quickly as possible, at the most economic cost; and
  • receive clear no-nonsense advice.

David works with a network of professional colleagues brought in on a project by project basis.

This combination allows David Downton & Co to offer:-

  • professional legal advice backed by extensive experience.
  • keen focus on client service.
  • controlled overheads leading to competitive pricing.

David Downton & Co is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the SRA Code of Conduct

SRA Number 221289.

The firm is insured with Travelers Insurance Company Limited (61-63 London Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 1NA). Our VAT number is 660 9302 43.

If a client should ever be unhappy with the service of the firm then it should be raised with David in the first instance.  If you remain unhappy, then the matter can be referred to the Legal Ombudsman.


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David Downton & Co is
David G. Downton LLB (Hons)
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SRA Number 221289.
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