Before coming to the Bar, David was an associate to the Hon Justice Hayne AC and senior associate to the Hon Justice Gordon at the High Court of Australia. He also worked as a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons, where he gained experience in commercial and tax disputes.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from the University of Melbourne. He was an Editor of the Melbourne University Law Review. He also holds a Master of Laws with First Class Honours from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Supreme Court of Victoria – Trinity Hall Scholar.
David read with Carl Möller and his senior mentor is Claire Harris QC.
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- Class Actions
- Consumer Law
- Contractual Disputes
- Corporate Insolvency
- Corporations & Securities
- Equity & Trusts
- Administrative Law
- Civil & Human Rights
- Commissions & Inquiries
- Constitutional Law
- Judicial Review
Master of Laws (First Class Honours) (Cambridge)
Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) (Melbourne)
Bachelor of Arts (Melbourne)
State and Territory Courts and Tribunals
Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
Australian Association of Constitutional Law
Commercial Bar Association
Migration Law Bar Association