David Dickens

Special Counsel

Qualifications: LLB (Hons), BSc


David is a commercial litigator with extensive insolvency and reconstruction experience, and expertise in property disputes.

David’s corporate insolvency and reconstruction practice spans turnaround / workouts, creditor claims, cross-border insolvency, directors’ duties, distressed debt trading and acquisitions, liquidation, receivership, bankruptcy  and voluntary administration.

As a litigator, he regularly acts in complex contractual disputes, trust disputes and regulatory investigations. David has conducted many matters in the Federal Court of Australia, Supreme Court of Victoria, and VCAT.

David has particular experience with clients in the financial services, property, logistics, maritime, telecommunications and manufacturing industries.

Latest thinking

Thinking | 26 May 2020

Marshalling: how it can help a second mortgagee

In this article, our Litigation and Dispute Resolution team explain the doctrine of marshalling, provide a practical example and examine a recent decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal.