David is a commercial litigator with experience acting for clients across both private and public sectors on complex and high-profile disputes.
He has extensive experience working with government clients, regularly assisting in complex litigation, and delivering swift and commercially-sound results.
David’s areas of expertise include contract disputes, equitable actions, misleading and deceptive conduct claims, public law matters and judicial reviews.
His clients range from multi-national companies to government departments to smaller businesses and individuals.
David has represented Commonwealth and NSW Government departments and agencies, publically listed and proprietary companies and high net worth individuals in significant litigation, investigations and disputes.
With particular interest in litigation involving government, David has previously worked in London for the UK Government’s specialist legal department.
Commonwealth of Australia
Acting for the Commonwealth of Australia defending a $1.2 billion contractual claim brought by Optus Networks in the Supreme Court of NSW relating to the construction of national broadband infrastructure.
NSW Supreme Court Proceedings
Advising high net worth individuals in relation to NSW Supreme Court proceedings concerning multi-million contractual and equitable disputes.
NSW Police Force
Acting for and advising the NSW Police Force in relation to its Reponses to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse.
City of Sydney Council
Acting for the City of Sydney Council in Supreme Court of NSW proceedings in relation to a $ multi- million construction contract dispute.
Asset Sale Agreement
Advising a mining company in relation to NSW Supreme Court proceedings involving claims relating to the repudiation of an asset sale agreement.
Acting for RailCorp before the ICAC in relation to a public inquiry into the corrupt conduct of a senior manager.