David is a Solicitor in the Commercial Litigation Team: as such he advises on a variety of civil and commercial disputes with particular interest in:
- commercial property, focusing on dilapidations and forfeiture disputes,
- debt recovery and both personal and corporate insolvency,
- breach of contract,
- shareholder disputes,
- professional negligence claims
- member of the Property Litigation Association
David lives in Northamptonshire and before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2008, worked in the financial service industry for over a decade. This gives him a unique perspective regarding the commercial realities and challenges of running a business.
He prides himself on providing practical and pragmatic solutions to legal problems in jargon-free language you can understand.
David supervises the Debt Recovery Team ensuring that when you ask him to act for you, your debts are recovered quickly and efficiently. He can also provide advice in relation to both corporate and personal insolvency including dealing with setting aside and serving statutory demands, winding-up petitions and annulment of bankruptcy orders.
He recognises that you want to keep your costs to a minimum and will actively seek to reach a settlement to your case at an early stage. He can advise you on the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (finding solutions without going to court) and is an accomplished negotiator, tactician and mediator.
David can advise on a variety of options to fund your case including “no win, no fee” for commercial litigation and professional negligence, plus other options such as fixed fees. He is happy to provide you with an initial assessment of your case on a no obligation, no charge basis
Outside of work, David is involved in his local community and is a School Governor at Henry Chichele Primary School in Higham Ferrers.
Awards and Accreditations
- Disputed Debts
- Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Litigation Funding: & No win – No fee
- Professional Negligence
- Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Disputed debt
- Insolvency & Debt Recovery
- Fixed Price, Low Cost Debt Recovery
- Insolvency Advice
- Building and Property Disputes
- Adverse Possession Claims
- Dispute Resolution in Building Projects
- Personal Guarantees
- Statutory demands
- Disputes and Litigation
- Conveyancing Negligence Claims
- Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
- Breach of contract claims
- Intellectual Property (IP) Disputes, Trademark, Patent and Copyright Disputes
- Law Of Confidence
- Registered Designs
- Trade Marks
Without your guidance and ready advice we would have been unable to deal with the events as they unfolded. You were always there at the end of the phone to assure us and help us to understand the options open to us and to clarify the situation.
Mr & Mrs Brown
Thank you David. I would most certainly recommend your services in future. I valued your honest opinion when advising me and I knew it was a risk. Sometime you have to put fears behind you and push for what you are entitled. It was the right and just outcome. Thanks once again to you and the rest of your team.
Your approach was professional, with an understanding of the finer points of the case and you went beyond my expectations. Also, I would like to thank you for your ‘First Class’ efforts in this matter.
I used David Farmer in a Company / Commercial / Litigation dispute. He was excellent, explaining the process throughout and achieving a great result. I would have no hesitation in using Wilson Browne again
David Farmer acted quickly and we were immediately reassured by his manner and sound legal advice. He kept us fully informed and acted promptly. The matter was quickly resolved in our favour. David was thoroughly professional and approachable throughout the process. We highly recommend him as a solicitor and Wilson Browne as a company.
Jackie Black, Stepping Stones Pre School
Impressed with how quickly and efficiently you deal with complicated disputes. We are extremely happy with the friendly and local service.
Heather Gout, Total Computer Network
David Farmer has recently brought to a successful conclusion a Judgement Order for ourselves. David came to the case some twelve months ago when the property concerned was put up for sale.
Very understanding, honest and realistic regarding my options and the relevant risks involved. Kept me updated at all times, always ready to listen and give supporting advice. I have no reservations on recommending David Farmer’s professional services.
Ms Deborah Roberts
As Insolvency Practitioners we often require the services of a solicitor to assist us, as office holders, in insolvency proceedings. We have instructed David Farmer on various matters and his advice has always been timely, well considered, useful and appropriate to our requirements.
BRI Business Recovery and Insolvency
You stood by me and argued my corner right to the end. I was really pleased to avoid a court case too, as that would have been really stressful.
Mr Patrick, Northamptonshire
Thanks very much for your support during a difficult time for me. I will certainly call on you whenever in need.
The whole experience of working with Wilson Browne was a positive one. During a difficult time David kept me informed at all times and provided me with proactive advice which was exactly what I was looking for. Thank you
Mr Basil Adriaenssens
The guidance and support we received from David and his colleagues was excellent, both in the advice we were offered and the guidance through the process. He was able to help us make the right decisions without making the decision for us, which we found both helpful and empowering.
Paul Taylor, Great Park Street Methodist Church
Obtained excellent advice very quickly in plain English. David farmer took over all correspondence and settled my case very efficiently.
Mr John Robert Townsend
David has conducted the subsequent negotiations with total professionalism keeping us up to date with any developments. We also asked David in his initial contact with the deceased family to be sympathetic and this was handled with great compassion. We would have no hesitation in recommending David’s work to anybody.
Paul and Kim Blake
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