David is a Partner at Scale LLP. He is a versatile private equity lawyer who has advised across the entire private fund life cycle, including fund formation, acquisitions, portfolio management and dispositions. He also has extensive regulatory and compliance experience, having served as Chief Compliance Officer for investment advisers and broker-dealers and led responses to numerous governmental investigations and examinations. Prior to Scale, David worked for over 15 years at a large, global private equity firm – first as its global Chief Compliance Officer and then as its General Counsel for the Asia Pacific region based in Hong Kong and Singapore. David began his career in private practice as a corporate and securities attorney focused on M&A transactions at leading law firms.