David Spencer


  • I qualified as a solicitor in 1998, joined BLM in July 2005 and made partner in April 2008.
  • I deal with catastrophic and fatal injury claims involving complex liability issues, brain and spinal injury, amputations, serious orthopaedic injuries and chronic pain.
  • I have been appointed panel solicitor for liability claims involving the UK governing bodies of two and four wheeled motorsport.
  • I am also the appointed panel solicitor for national sporting and recreational associations.
  • I head our sports practice group and am responsible for co-ordinating BLM’s sports law offering across insurance, claims, risk and regulatory.
  • I am a member of FOIL's Sports Law SFT
  • I was a solicitor for the defendant throughout the litigation and in the Supreme Court in Summers v Fairclough Homes.
  • I undertake numerous seminars and training on claims, litigation, risk and reporting.

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+44 161 838 6800


David Spencer is hard working, ever present and has the focus of an Exocet missile.

Legal 500 2021

David Spencer has an ability to get to the heart of complex issues of liability and quantum. Vast and almost unique knowledge of motor sports claims.

Legal 500 2019

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