David has more than 25 years’ experience advising corporate, institutional and other clients in all forms of commercial disputes, specialising in property-related disputes or transactions in the commercial, industrial and retail property, transport, and financial services sectors.
David has extensive experience acting for insolvency practitioners in relation to both personal and corporate insolvency and has advised on restructuring and recovery of assets and schemes of arrangement for solvent and insolvent entities. He has acted for banks and other creditors in enforcing all forms of real property securities and in the appointment of voluntary administrators, receivers, managers, and liquidators.
David has advised lenders’ syndicates in relation to retail property assets. He is highly familiar with all issues relating to the acquisition, management, and sale of distressed assets.
In his disputes practice, David has frequently represented clients before NCAT, the Supreme Court, and the Federal Court of Australia.
David is highly experienced in undertaking mediation of disputes. He aims to provide clients with strategies incorporating the optimum blend of commerciality and management of legal risk.
Additionally, David was elected by other members of the legal profession to be included in the 12th Edition of Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 for his excellence in achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients.