David litigates, manages and resolves disputes for a wide range of Australian and international clients in all Australian jurisdictions.
Practising primarily in complex corporate, commercial and regulatory matters, David's expertise extends to practice in corporations law, intellectual property, competition and consumer law, franchising, agribusiness and education.Inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators in May 2014, David has been an accredited mediator since 1993 and regularly acts as a mediator in a wide range of commercial disputes.
David is a member of the panel of mediators maintained by the Law Society of SA and the Resolution Institute.David is Chair of the Law Council of Australia’s national Federal Court Liaison Committee and its Federal Circuit Court Liaison Committee. He is a former Chair of the Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section of the Law Council and continuing member of the Section's Executive.
David is also a member of various competition and consumer law, franchising, and intellectual property law organisations, including the Franchising Council of Australia.
David is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an honorary life member of the Institute of Managers and Leaders.