David Morris was  co-founder of Caws & Morris in 1987. That practice amalgamated with Langley-Taylor in 2002. Prior to 1987, David was with Debenham Tewson & Chinnocks (predecessor to DTZ Debenham Tie Leung).

David has spent more than 40 years in property consultancy, particularly in planning and development and Landlord & Tenant related advice and negotiations.  He has advised the Hon. Society of Lincoln's Inn for more than 30 years on town planning, service charges and a range of commercial property matters.

David has acted for local and statutory authorities, development companies, trustees and private individuals. He has been involved in strategic planning projects and large-scale development and regeneration schemes. David's inner city and urban regeneration instructions included acting for the London Docklands Development Corporation for almost its entire life and he headed a team that dealt with inheritance of the Corporations assets and liabilities on its demise.

David has appeared as an expert witness in statutory plan, planning appeal and enforcement hearings, in the Courts, at Leasehold Valuation Tribunals and in the Lands Tribunal on planning and commercial property matters.

He has long experience of development projects involving the re-use of brownfield sites.