David Osborne

Solicitor, Senior Associate, Client Relations Manager

David Osborne is a Solicitor and Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution department, based in the King’s Lynn office. David is also the firm’s Client Relations Manager. David specialises in all forms of dispute resolution with a particular focus on professional negligence, where he is a member of the PNLA (Professional Negligence Lawyers Association). You can find more about David’s membership involvement here.

David also focusses on matters involving  insurance, inquests, and Solicitors’ regulatory and compliance issues.

David’s typical clients are those who need guidance and advice on professional negligence issues, representing both businesses and individuals as claimants and professionals such as solicitors, accountants, architects, and developers as defendants. David particularly enjoys the problem-solving aspect of his work and enjoys it when his work presents a challenge. Clients can expect clear and objective advice, delivered honestly, whether the news is good or bad.

David studied Modern & Medieval Languages (German and Latin) and Law at Magdalane College, Cambridge where he was involved in the Union Debating Society and coxed the college’s 1st crew. David then completed his Law Society Finals at Birmingham Polytechnic, qualifying as a Solicitor in 1990.

Before joining Fraser Dawbarns in 2003, David worked in the city and at local law firms. His early legal career was spent in London firms where he was focused on maritime and shipping law which often involved complex cross jurisdictional issues. During this time, David was involved in the Zebrugge Ferry Disaster Formal Inquiry and the MV Derbyshire Formal Inquiry.

From 1993 to 2003, David worked at another local law firm conducting litigation on behalf of personal injury claimants.

David is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PLNA)

Outside work, David was a school governor of Greyfriars County Primary School (now Academy) for 14 years and chair of the Policy and Curriculum Committee. David was also Assistant Deputy Coroner for Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, and Norfolk for 16 years. David is a member of King’s Lynn Minster Choir and a Lay Reader at St John’s Church, King’s Lynn.

In his spare time, David enjoys amateur astronomy and has his own telescope, his other interests include birding, walking, and taking trips in his motorhome.

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