Equity and Trusts

Financial Services

Insolvency and Bankruptcy


Real Property


In his 11 years as a solicitor before being called to the Bar in 2018, David was a senior associate in a Doyle’s Guide recognised boutique litigation and insolvency practice.  In that capacity, David acted in a wide variety of litigation for corporates, insolvency practitioners, and high net worth individuals.

David has particular experience acting in respect of complex insolvency litigation, including in particular statutory recoveries, security interest disputes, and claims against directors in respect of alleged breaches of duty.  Beyond general insolvency and commercial litigation, David also has experience in disputes arising under the Building and Construction Security of Payment Act, and in respect of disciplinary proceedings against liquidators.


Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology, Sydney

Bachelor of Science in Computing Science, University of Technology, Sydney 

Master of Laws in International Arbitration and Litigation, University College, London

IPAA (now ARITA) Insolvency Education Program (1st-placed graduate nationally in 2012)

David is the Vice-President of NSW Young Lawyers and the Chair of its Civil Litigation Committee, and in the latter capacity while a solicitor also sat on the Law Society’s Litigation Law & Practice Committee.


In the matter of MINMXT Holdings Pty Limited [2017] NSWSC 1678 (as solicitor and advocate)

ASIC v Joubert (CALDB proceedings 01/NSW15, 11 May 2016) (as solicitor)

Morton & Anor v Rexel Electrical Supplies Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 49 (as solicitor)

Reidy (Trustee), in the matter of Hawksford (Bankrupt)[2015] FCA 432

(as solicitor and advocate)

Fryer Holdings v Liaoning MEC Group [2012] NSWSC 18 (as solicitor

and advocate)