David Leverett



David is a European and Chartered (UK) Patent Attorney handling patent and design work in a range of technologies within the engineering and physics fields. David joined Dehns in 2015 after receiving his degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Bristol. David became an Associate of the firm in 2021.


Type of clients and client work

David works with a variety of companies and organisations, including multinationals, SMEs, and individual inventors. He has experience in handling applications in a wide range of territories worldwide. His work includes providing opinions on the patentability of new inventions, drafting new patent applications, prosecution of patent applications worldwide, and handling European patent oppositions and appeals.



David works on a variety of subject-matter in the engineering and technology sector. David has particular expertise in the areas of aeronautical and spacecraft technology, fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, and composite materials.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Chartered Patent Attorney, 2019 (Gill Prize Winner)
  • European Patent Attorney, 2019
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • Member of the European Patent Institute
  • Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate, 2021
  • Certificate in IP Law, Brunel University, 2016


Higher Education

MEng (Aerospace Engineering), University of Bristol, 2015



David was awarded the Gill Prize for the highest aggregate score in the UK Qualifying Examinations held in October 2018.

David previously worked as a Research Assistant at the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science, modelling morphing composite structures for use in aerospace applications.

Contact details

The Brinell Building
30 Station Street
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1273 244 200 +44 (0)20 7353 8895


mechanical engineering, physics