Of Counsel and Head of Mediadagreen@preiskel.com
Tel: +44 (0)20 7332 5654
David Allen Green is Of Counsel at Preiskel & Co. He advises on contentious and non-contentious commercial, technology, media, and communications matters. He is perhaps the leading UK lawyer on social media and was the solicitor in the successful appeal of the "Twitter Joke Trial" case, Chambers v DPP  EWHC 2157 (Admin).
David is head of our media practice and was recently selected by The Lawyer as one of the Hot 100 Lawyers. He gave evidence on media matters to both the Leveson Inquiry and the Parliamentary joint committee on privacy injunctions.
David’s media law practice includes defamation, copyright, confidentiality and privacy, pre-publication risk management, and other forms of content liability.
His recent experience includes acting successfully for Sally Bercow against a libel claim threatened by MigrationWatch; pro bono involvement in the British Chiropractic Association v Simon Singh libel case; and assisting on the now struck-out libel cases against the bloggers David Osler and Alex Hilton.
In addition to his TMT (technology, media, and telecommunications) work, David frequently advises public bodies, charities, purchasers, and suppliers on general commercial, procurement, and information law matters.
David was educated at the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham and was called to the Bar in 1999. He cross-qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and then worked for leading City law firms and the Treasury Solicitor. He joined Preiskel & Co in 2009.
David is also legal correspondent of the New Statesman.