David Bushell

David Bushell


Dave joined Brown Turner in 1973, qualifying as a solicitor in 1975. He acquired Brown Turner Compton Carr in 1986 and managed the firm for 30 years until 2016 when he stepped down as Managing Director.

Dave specialises in the following areas of law:

  • Commercial and general litigation
  • commercial and corporate work, including company sales and purchases
  • professional negligence litigation in family law
  • high value divorce work, including seeking reviews of past settlements
  • motoring law

Dave has significant experience as a tenacious litigator in high value multi-track commercial litigation including director and shareholder disputes and disputes arising out of breach of fiduciary duty.

Dave has developed a niche area of litigation within family law, acting for clients seeking to have their divorce settlements reviewed and seeking compensation from their previous solicitors, achieving significant damages for a client whose original settlement had undervalued her share of her husband’s pension.

He has won significant Appeals against initial decisions in divorce matters on behalf of husbands who he felt they had been particularly badly treated by the Judges in the Lower Court

He has significant experience of advising clients in large scale business sales, in particular in the garden centre/nursery sector.


LLB honours Degree in London


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