David Hill

Senior Counsel

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Cross Border & International Transactions

David heads up our English law, corporate and commercial law, cross-border and international transaction offering. Prior to joining Parslows, he was the managing partner and head of corporate of Burlingtons Legal, a boutique London practice, and before that he was a corporate and commercial partner at Howard Kennedy.

He has over 20 years’ experience of advising on corporate and commercial law matters, acting for State owned-enterprises and listed companies as well as SMEs and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of sectors. Based in London, he has particular expertise in managing transactions with an international element. David also has significant experience and focus on assisting clients in the legal process of buying and selling Jersey businesses.


  • Solicitor – England and Wales 2001


  • Law Society of England and Wales


  • "David Hill’s commercial approach to solutions, responsiveness to requests, ability to meet deadlines whilst balancing competing requests and outside of M&A work general advice across a number of areas including contracts is exceptional." Legal 500 UK 2023 client testimonial
  • David Hill, whom clients rate for his "commercial approach to solutions, responsiveness to requests, ability to meet deadlines". Legal 500 UK 2023 client testimonial
  • "I would like to thank you David, not only for the professional manner in which you acted on the sale for us, but for your guidance, handholding and humour during the process. It was indeed an intense experience made all the easier for us by this."
  • “It has been a pleasure working with Parslows on the setup of my business. David and the team have been great and the entire process, from onboarding to completion, was professional and highly efficient. They really took the time to listen to what I wanted and, in the end, provided me with everything I needed to start an ecommerce site on the right footing. I would highly recommend Parslows to any other entrepreneurs looking for legal guidance and support”. Michael Landor, founder Heirloom Watch
  • “Excellent communication and service from David Hill. Assisting Sunworks (C.I.) Ltd with commercial contracts for rolling out renewable energy in Jersey.” Mark Brandon, Director, Sunworks
  • “We worked with David Hill and his expertise in commercial contracts was a major benefit. He was also cost sensitive and kept us advised of our run rate.” Legal 500 UK 2022 client testimonial
  • David’s help has been invaluable in navigating our way through the contractual mire.”
  • “In the context of advising on a complex joint venture framework agreement, a very practical and pragmatic approach was taken, with many potential pitfalls identified.” Legal 500 UK 2022 client testimonial
  • “Jersey Electricity’s involvement in local commercial solar generation is a big step and we were very grateful to David Hill of Parslows for his thoroughness and advice on the deal.”
  • “David Hill leads the team and is highly recommended by clients.” Legal 500 UK client testimonial