David Gold, Baron Gold

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David Laurence Gold, Baron Gold (born 1 March 1951)[1] is a British lawyer and Conservative life peer in the House of Lords.

In March 2011 he set up David Gold & Associates high level strategic litigation advisors. He was senior litigation partner at Herbert Smith LLP, an international law firm headquartered in London.[2]

On 19 November 2010, it was announced that Gold would be created a life peer.[3] He was created Baron Gold, of Westcliff-on-Sea in the County of Essex on 1 February 2011.[4][1]

In January 2013 Rolls-Royce announced that it had retained the services of Lord Gold to review their global anti-corruption compliance policies following bribery allegations in China and Indonesia. [5]

In April 2015, Lord Gold became an adviser to Balance Legal Capital LLP, a leading provider of litigation finance based in London.


  1. ^ a b The Lord Gold, Debretts People of Today, online edition, accessed 07/02/2011
  2. ^ David Gold Archived 29 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine, Herbert Smith website, accessed 07/02/2011
  3. ^ Latest Peerages announced, number10.gov.uk (Official site of the Prime Minister's Office), published Friday 19 November 2010, accessed 07/02/2011
  4. ^ "No. 59690". The London Gazette. 4 February 2011. p. 1953.
  5. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/jan/10/rolls-royce-lord-gold-anti-corruption-procedures

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Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom
Preceded by
The Lord Glendonbrook
Baron Gold
Followed by
The Lord Storey