David Allen Green
|David Allen Green|
David Allen Green speaks at TAM London 2010
|Born||March 1971 (age 45)
Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, England
|Other names||Jack of Kent|
David Allen Green (born March 1971 "Allen" is his second forename) is an English lawyer and writer. He is the former legal correspondent for the New Statesman; is a columnist on law and policy for the Financial Times; and blogs as Jack of Kent.
He was shortlisted for the George Orwell blogging prize in 2010 and was a judge of the same in 2011. He was also named in 2010 as one of the leading innovators in journalism and media, and in 2011 as one of the 'Hot 100' lawyers by The Lawyer.
Green was born at Selly Oak Hospital and brought up in Birmingham. After attending Four Dwellings comprehensive school and Halesowen College sixth-form, he studied Modern History at Pembroke College, Oxford and Law at the University of Birmingham.
After being awarded the Sir Thomas More and Hardwicke Scholarships by Lincoln's Inn, Green was called to the Bar in 1999 and became a solicitor in 2001. Formerly a lawyer at Baker & McKenzie, Herbert Smith, and the Treasury Solicitor, he is now (and since 2009) head of the media practice at Preiskel & Co.
Green is a blogger on his own Jack of Kent blog (named after Jack o' Kent), is a columnist on law and policy for the Financial Times; and has contributed to the New Statesman, The Guardian, The Lawyer, and the New Scientist in the past.
- Green, David Allen (5 February 2011). "I am 40 next month.". Twitter. Retrieved 5 February 2011.[dead link]
- "David Allen Green". Preiskel & Co. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
- "New Statesman (articles by) David Allen Green". Retrieved 14 December 2010.
- "Jack of Kent". Blogger. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
- Aldridge, Alex (21 October 2010). "New ideas in law: The geek shall inherit...". Legalweek. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
- "Are you on the j-list? The leading innovators in journalism and media in 2010". Journalism.co.uk. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
- "The Hot 100 2011". The Lawyer: 4, 6, 10. 2011.
- "David Allen Green". Conville & Walsh Ltd. Retrieved 14 December 2010.
- "The IoS Pink List 2012". Independent on Sunday. 4 November 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2012.
- David Allen Green (4 November 2012). "Delighted to represent the usually neglected Bs in LGBT in the IoS #PinkList (no 58)". Twitter. Retrieved 4 November 2012.[dead link]
- Dowell, Katy (7 October 2010). "Migrationwatch drops Sally Bercow libel threat". The Lawyer. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
- Allen Green, David. "Jack of Kent: Defending Sally Bercow". Blogger. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
- "David Allen Green - Profile from Preiskel.com". Retrieved 21 May 2011.