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David is a Dispute Resolution Associate Solicitor working in our Viaduct House office, his expertise includes Contentious Trusts and Probate, Property Litigation and Professional Negligence Claims. 

David is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and recently completed the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitors (“ACTAPS”) associate membership course becoming an associate member of ACTAPS in September 2020.

Before joining Cartmell Shepherd in April 2018 David was previously a solicitor at Burnetts.

David studied Law LLB at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and completed his LPC at the College of Law in Chester.

Outside of work David is an active member of Keswick Hockey Club and is a season ticket holder at Murrayfield.

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"At every twist and turn David Tew provided constructive suggestions which lifted a weight from my shoulders and made me feel better. His problem-solving approach helped a lot."


"I felt I was treated very respectfully and professionally. All the staff that I had contact with were friendly and approachable. A pleasure to deal with."


"Cartmell Shepherd would certainly be my first choice for any future needs. Both David and Lynsey were extremely pleasant and helpful. A credit to your firm."

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Architect faces negligence claim after leaving door open

January 11th 2022

An architect and his firm face a negligence claim after a cinema was damaged by fire after he left a door open during an inspection. David Tew, Associate Solicitor reports on this recent case. The cinema belonged to Rushbond Plc. The architect worked for JS Design Partnership LLP. Together with an…

A rise in will disputes predicted as demand surges for unregulated online wills

December 14th 2021

An increase in family disputes and contested Will cases is extremely likely as more people turn to using online and homemade will writing services, a leading disputes solicitor has predicted. David Tew, a Will Disputes solicitor with Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors, is raising awareness of the potential pitfalls of using unregulated…

Accountants can’t be held liable for client’s failed investment

November 25th 2021

The High Court has rejected a claim that a firm of accountants failed in their duty of care and should be held liable for a client’s failed investment. David Tew, Associate Solicitor reports on this recent case. The client, Mr Knights, sought damages from Townsend Harrison Ltd for losses he suffered…

Business owners urged to take six steps to limit coronavirus risk to their operations

March 13th 2020

Amid all the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak business owners may feel their fate isn’t in their own hands – but in fact there’s lots that they can do to help them take control. “These are uncertain times. No-one knows exactly how this is going to play out. But…

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