David Darlington

Where/when you studied:

Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School, Waterfoot (1998-2005)

LL.B (Hons) (2:1) in Law with Accounting and Finance at University of Wales, Bangor (2005-2008)

Legal Practice Course (Commendation) at College of Law, Chester (2008 – 2009)

LL.M in Professional Legal Practice (Distinction) at University of Law. Manchester (P/T: 2009-2014)           

Professional expertise before joining the firm:

David previously trained and qualified with a large regional law firm where he worked for over 5 years gaining expertise in different areas of law.

When you joined the firm:

David joined Fieldings Porter in January 2015 as an Assistant Solicitor

Department responsibilities (within the firm):

David is a Solicitor working in the Commercial, Employment and Criminal Departments of Fieldings Porter Solicitors representing both business and individual clients.

David is also part of our 24 hour, 7 day per week Criminal Call Out team which provides advice and assistance to clients at local police stations and magistrates courts out of office hours.

Areas of special legal expertise:

David represents business clients in relation to all aspects of Commercial Property transactions and all aspects of Commercial and Corporate Law.
David also represents business clients and individuals in relation to Employment Law issues.
David represents individual and business clients during criminal investigations with police or other agencies and advises clients facing criminal proceedings before the Magistrates' Court and Crown Court.

Committees or organisations:

David is a Duty Solicitor member of the Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme operated by the Law Society

David is a Trustee of Out There Supporting Families of Prisoner

David is Treasurer of Horwich Amateur Theatre Society

Name: David Darlington

Position: Assistant Solicitor

Where educated: Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School, University of Wales, Bangor, College of Law and University of Law

First job: Mobile Phone Salesman

Hobbies: Football, watching motorsport, amateur dramatics, walking, sight seeing, caravanning and boating

Favourite food: Steak and Chips

Favourite film: Gone in 60 Seconds/Fast and Furious Series

Favourite group/artist: Don’t really have one – listen to most music

Ultimate holiday destination: New Zealand

Favourite sport/team: Manchester United

Favourite book: Don’t really have one

Likes: Spending time with my family and friends, Hobbies

Dislikes: Constant PPI refund or PI phone calls from intermediaries!

Personal ambition: To complete a Top Gear style challenge