David’s practice is predominantly in commercial litigation and insolvency.
He advises and represents clients in a wide range of matters, including contractual disputes, corporations matters, property disputes, debt recoveries and disputes with regulators.
David regularly acts for insolvency practitioners, particularly by advising them in relation to matters arising from their appointments and in representing them in recovery and voidable transaction claims.
Before joining private practice David was a Senior Associate to a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Thinking | 23 Feb 2016
In a decision which potentially increases the assets available to liquidator and bankruptcy trustee plaintiffs, the High Court in CGU Insurance v Blakeley1 has recently determined that plaintiffs may seek to join insurers to proceedings in circumstances where indemnity under the insurance contract is denied and the defendants to the primary claim are bankrupt or being wound up or likely to become so as a result of the claim.