David is an experienced advocate and has an extensive practice including commercial equity, bankruptcy, corporate liquidation, intellectual property, and family law. In his time at the Bar David has appeared in a number of jurisdictions both in New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, and the Australian Capital Territory. In New South Wales David has appeared in the Court of Appeal, , Court of Appeal, Supreme Court District Court, the Local Court and NCAT. David has appeared in the District Court of South Australia, the Magistrates Court of South Australia, and the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory. At a Federal Level David has appeared in the Family Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in both family law matters and bankruptcy as well as appearing in the Federal Court in intellectual property, bankruptcy and liquidation matters, and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, both in New South Wales and Interstate.
Prior to coming to the bar David worked for a number of leading financial services providers including Royal Bank of Scotland plc, NM Rothschild & Sons, Insurance Australia Group, and Westpac Banking Corporation.
- RHG Mortgage Corporation v Summerfield  NSWCA 44.
Chief Commissioner of State Revenue v Boss Constructions (NSW) Pty Ltd (No.2)  NSWCA 43
Re Estate Di Meglio; Di Meglio v Carle  NSWSC 1690
Chief Commissioner of State Revenue v Boss Constructions (NSW) Pty Ltd  NSWCA 270.
RHG Mortgage Corporation Ltd v Summerfield (No.2)  NSWSC 1550
Armidale Local Aboriginal Lands Council v Moran  NSWSC 1133
In the matter of JF Essential Power Pty Limited  NSWSC 435
Condon v Vanessa Two Pty Ltd  FCA 947
Condon v Vanessa Two Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCA 1153.
Sparway Pty Ltd v Lakkis  NSWSC 1465
Chaudhary v Chaudhary  NSWCA 222
Deputy Commissioner of Taxation, in the matter of ACN 154 520 199 Pty Ltd (in liq) v ACN 154 520 199 Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 2)  FCA 755
Young v Thomson (Trustee), in the matter of Young (Bankrupt) (No 4)  FCA 175
Reliance Financial Services Pty Ltd v Leroy (Trustee)  FCA 1380
Chaudhary v Chaudhary  NSWSC 1423
Spencer v Crawford Giles & Associates (in its capacity as Trustee for the Crawford Giles & Associates Employees Super Fund)  FCCA 27
Moustach Pty Ltd v Eddie Takchi  NSWSC 2080
Geneva Laboratories Limited v Prestige Premium Deals Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCA 872
Moran v Robertson  FCA 371
- Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Marketing) University of Adelaide;
- Bachelor of Economics – University of Adelaide;
- Diploma of Law – Legal Profession Admission Board;
- Graduate Diploma Legal Practice College of Law;
- Currently completing Masters of Law at Sydney University;
- Blackfriars Priory School Adelaide – graduated 1989 Dux.
Memberships & Associations:
- NSW Bar Association
- Edmund Barton Chambers
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