David Quinlan is a senior associate in the corporate department at Fladgate.

He specialises in commercial work in a number of sectors, including within the sports sector where he has a particular expertise in the areas of commercial rights exploitation, major sporting events and advance funding of receivables for football clubs.

David acts for a number of clients across industries ranging from sporting event management agencies to global brands.

Examples of the matters on which he has advised include acting for London 2017 Limited on the staging of the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships; and, more recently, advising Selecta AG (a KKR portfolio company) on the commercial aspects of its acquisition of Express Vending Group Limited.

David has been recognised for his expertise by Legal 500, independent guide to the legal profession.

He qualified into the corporate department at Freshfields in 2010 and joined Fladgate in 2016.