David Sumner

Solicitor and Director of Larcomes Legal Limited

023 9244 8119

David qualified as a solicitor in July 2006 and joined Larcomes in September 2010. David was appointed a Member of Larcomes in April 2016. Prior to joining Larcomes David worked for commercial and high street firms in Devon and Cornwall and he has also worked in London.

David deals with all aspects of commercial and business property (contentious and non-contentious), including land development, commercial leases, business and company sales and purchases. David also undertakes environmental and marine work including solar, wave, tidal and wind farm development, as well as agricultural land development, tenancies and related transactions.

David has a wide and varied experience in commercial litigation, County Court and High Court commercial disputes, possession claims and landlord and tenant disputes relating to commercial and residential property, as well as environmental and planning Judicial Review and other public law litigation.

David’s client’s include hotels, banks, restaurants, public houses, builders, large PLC and small limited companies, businesses, sole traders, partnerships, charities, farmers, developers, landowners, landlords, tenants, conservation and environmental groups, energy and utility companies, marine traders, shipping businesses, leisure industry, house-builders, and local authorities.

In his free time David enjoys outdoor pursuits and challenges particularly in the Westcountry, including watersports, mountain biking, cycling and has undertaken and competed in mountain treks, cycling sportives, duathlons, cross country half marathons. David also has a keen interest in wildlife, environmental and marine conservation and assists environmental and wildlife charities.