T: +61 2 9236 8600

E: david.rayment@stjames.net.au


David Rayment advises and appears for commercial and government based clients in complex commercial and financial disputes.



Master of Laws, University of Sydney, 2015

Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) University of Sydney, 2002 

Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) University of Sydney, 1999


David was admitted to the NSW Bar in 2004. He was a member of Frederick Jordan Chambers for 12 years before joining 6 St James Hall Chambers in February 2016.

David served as a director of Frederick Jordan Chambers in 2015, was a member of the NSW Bar Council in 2009 and a Tipstaff to a Judge of the Supreme Court of NSW in 2003.

He has been a tutor to a number of barristers and is currently participating in the NSW Bar Association mentor program.

Areas of Practice




Financial Services

Equity & Trusts

Real Property

David specialises in commercial litigation, financial services law (including disputes regarding compliance in securities disclosure documents and regarding the sufficiency or appropriateness of retail financial advice), company law (including director's duties and corporate insolvency) and property law.

David's major current cases include appearing for a respondent to the Caason Investments securities class action in the Federal Court of Australia and also appearing for the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development on instructions from the Australian Government Solicitor in the Badgerys Creek tenancy litigation.