David Archer

David Archer - Pitmans Law Dispute Resolution Partner

David Archer

Senior Partner
Dispute Resolution, Pensions, Restructuring & Insolvency, Wills, Tax & Trusts

D +44 (0)207 634 4651
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“David is a very personable lawyer with great integrity. He has provided us and our clients with some excellent legal support. I always feel that David’s advice is very clear and unquestionable.”

Director, The Wiggin Partnership

“David is a consummate, professional, highly talented and skilled. He gives you straight practical legal advice and is prepared to given you an honest assessment of your position and chances of winning in prospective litigation.”

Director, The Tutors’ Association

“David is an excellent, effective, practical lawyer who cuts through the nonsense. Firm when needed but also quick to find creative solutions for clients.”

CEO, Pure Fundraising

“David is a smart lawyer who knows that legal advice is not the only component required to achieve a solution in a dispute; he recognises the need for imagination and pragmatism and contributes both.”

Owner, Dallas & Co


  • Over 30 years’ experience in restructuring & insolvency
  • Particular expertise in pensions and insolvency litigation, professional negligence claims, trust claims and independent trustee appointments, non-executive director and family trust appointments
  • Commercial and private client litigation


  • Joined Pitmans in 1992
  • Insolvency solicitor at Clifford Chance
  • Qualified as Solicitor and Barrister in Australia whilst working at Baker & McKenzie
  • Law graduate of the London School of Economics
  • Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals
  • Member of Insol Europe
  • Associate Member of the Association of Pensions Lawyers