David Pickering

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David joined the JMW in May 2018 as Head of Private Client and Family Law.

David specialises in acting for clients following relationship breakdowns, involving all forms of assets, on and off shore including businesses, residential and commercial property, trusts and pensions. David has specialist expertise in cases involving assets located in Spain, France and elsewhere and dealing with offshore trusts.

Chambers and Partners have described David as "the wise man of the North [that] can absolutely nail a case in two sentences. He's also a really tough litigator."

David spent 23 years at Cobbetts within the family team and 11 years at DWF as Head of Family.

Outside of work David enjoys spending time with his dogs Bobby and Busby, watching football (Manchester United) and playing golf.