David McKnight

Legal Assistant, Planning and highways team

Telephone: 03000 41 64 65

Email: david.mcknight@kent.gov.uk


  • LLB (Hons)
  • PgDip Legal Practice (LPC)

Areas of practice

  • Public and Private Child Law


David graduated from the University of Kent in 2011 with a degree in Law. David completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guildford in 2012, having taken electives in Family Law, Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence and Employment Law.

David started work at Kent Legal Services in February 2013 on a work experience placement and was appointed as a Legal Assistant 4 weeks later. David first worked in the child care department where he assisted on public child care matters with the solicitors on the team as well as handling his own private law children matters. David also worked on adoption, disclosure and criminal law matters before moving to the Planning and Highways team at the beginning of September 2015. David's current position mainly involves stopping up order applications and adoption of highways. However, David also does work on a variety of other planning and highway matters.

Professional memberships

David has been a member of Deaf Lawyers UK since 2012.