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David Thompson






David handles all areas of family law, with particular emphasis on complex financial and international issues.

He has a good deal of experience in jurisdictional cross-border financial issues as well as having acted in several difficult leave to remove children cases.

David is an active member of Resolution, organising events at the annual national conference, and is on both the Resolution London and Cambridge Regional committees.

He has written various articles and contributed to Resolution debates and seminars.

David is also a trained Collaborative lawyer and is a governor of a large sixth-form college in central London.

David is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Acted for Mrs Klammers in LK -v- K, which has been reported several times and which also (successfully) went to the Court of Appeal (as Klammers)
  • Acted for a very wealthy husband in H -v- S, which was reported several times and involved a London and Saudi Arabian divorce contest
  • Acted in CZ -v- JM, a high-profile Part III application which set out crucial guidance on when it is advisable to make an urgent application to prevent someone from harassing another or to seek an occupation order