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 the 2010 general election he was the Conservative candidate for the constituency of Eltham.[2]

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.[3]

On 19 November 2010, it was announced that Gold would be created a life peer.[4] He was created Baron Gold, of Westcliff-on-Sea in the County of Essex on 1 February 2011.[5][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. [6]


  1. ^ a b The Lord Gold, Debretts People of Today, online edition, accessed 07/02/2011
  2. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1256098/After-Tory-leader-reveals-list-ethnic-candidates-Camerons-Rainbow-1st-Eleven.html
  3. ^ David Gold, Herbert Smith website, accessed 07/02/2011
  4. ^ Latest Peerages announced, number10.gov.uk (Official site of the Prime Minister's Office), published Friday 19 November 2010, accessed 07/02/2011
  5. ^ The London Gazette: no. 59690. p. 1953. 4 February 2011.
  6. ^ http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013/jan/10/rolls-royce-lord-gold-anti-corruption-procedures

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