David Keates


+44 1624 614422

David is a Manx advocate and Commissioner for Oaths. After graduating in law and the Legal Practice Course in Chester David worked in enforcement for the Police in England before joining a major clearing bank and spending several years as a money laundering reporting officer. He holds an International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering. He has broad experience of advising clients in regulatory matters, both licence holders and designated businesses, with a particular focus on AML/CFT compliance. He draws on his own professional experience as an MLRO to offer both practical and legal advice.

David also practises in employment law, acting for both employers and employees.  This encompasses advisory work, such as employment contracts and ancillary documents, disciplinary investigations and processes, and also dispute resolution, including representation in the Employment and Equality Tribunal. David sits occasionally as a member of the tribunal.

Additionally, David practises in a wide range of civil and criminal matters for people and businesses.


BridsonHalsall Advocates
Havelock Chambers
16-18 Mount Havelock
Isle of Man
Telephone: +44 1624 614422
Email: reception@iomlaw.com