David Israel RWK Goodman

David Israel



About David:

David, a well-known and respected London employment lawyer, acts for companies and senior executives on their employment issues.

David deals with the whole breadth of employment matters. His advice ranges from day-to-day employment issues that arise through to more involved matters such as whistleblowing, discrimination and equality issues, as well as confidentiality and the enforcement of pre- and post-termination obligations. David also specialises in large scale re-organisations and the employment aspects of corporate acquisitions, disposals and transfers of undertakings.

Throughout his career, David has worked both in-house and in private practice, representing a wide range of clients, from IT and biotech companies, global consultancies, property companies, partnerships and LLPs, through to sports organisations and clubs.

Some of David’s high profile cases include:

  • acting for a multinational company in relation to a large scale reorganisation, working alongside senior management to project plan and deliver the changes required. This included running multi-office consultation, as well as advising on redundancies and transfers of business undertakings both within the UK and internationally
  • acting for a company defending a substantial claim brought by a senior executive erroneously alleging whistleblowing and discrimination issues
  • representing a high profile sports team in defending a multi-million pound claim arising from a purported breach of contractual obligations


Employment Lawyers Association

"I firmly believe that trust and understanding of your client is everything. Service delivery is a given. Relationships are the key, which works both ways. Without a strong relationship, a successful outcome relies on luck rather than collaborative planning and action"

David Israel

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