David Lees

Senior Associate Solicitor

Tel:01747 825432

Services for you

Dispute Resolution
Boundary disputes
Landlord/tenant disputes
Property disputes
Employment Law
Dismissal and employment tribunals
Compromise Agreements
Contracts of Employment
Discrimination at Work
Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures
Unfair Treatment at Work
Unlawful Deductions
Dispute Resolution
Employment Law

Business services

Employment law
Employment tribunals
Restructuring and redundancy
Business transfers
Employment documentation and policies
Human resources advice
Legal checks for business
Dispute Resolution
Employment law

David joined Farnfields in June 2017, he is primarily based at our Gillingham, Dorset office and also works from Farnfields’ other offices in Warminster, Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton. David obtained his qualification in law CPE (PGDipLaw) from Northumbria University at Newcastle and studied and achieved his LPC from the College of Law in York. He also has an MA in Geography from Glasgow University.  David is a member of the Employment Law Association

David is an experienced litigator with over 10 years experience and specialises in employment and property disputes including:

Employment disputes

  • Disciplinary issues
  • Dismissals
  • Redundancy situations and process
  • Tribunal claims
  • Equality Act 2010
  • Settlement / compromise agreements

Property disputes

  • Boundary disputes
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Right of way disputes
  • Adverse possession
  • Other property litigation

Some recent examples of David’s work includes:

  • Advising on an employment tribunal claim regarding complex and various discrimination claims, an unfair dismissal action and a constructive dismissal dispute.
  • Advising on various landlord and tenants disputes, including validity of service of break clauses in leases (commercial and residential), right of way and boundary disputes.

David is a member of the Litigation department which is headed up by Lucy Milton-Downes who has overall responsibility for the work of the department. Please follow this link and search for Lucy Milton-Downes, Partner for more information.

In his spare time David enjoys reading, swimming and exploring the Dorset countryside with his family.

Awards and accreditations