Accredited specialist in property law and commercial litigation
David one of the founding lawyer directors of DEA Lawyers.
David has extensive experience in commercial litigation and property litigation. Since 2001 he has specialised in providing legal services and advice to the strata and community title sector with a particular focus on disputes. Before establishing DEA Lawyers in 2009 he was a senior associate for many years at a boutique law firm in the Sydney CBD specialising in the area of strata and community title law.
David is a recognised expert in litigation and in 2008 was accredited by the Law Society of NSW in commercial litigation. You can feel comfortable that he is a leading expert in his field and has the experience and knowledge to assist you with your legal issues.
David is always keen to continue to develop his knowledge and skills and was awarded a Master of Laws by the University of Sydney in 2002.
David is admitted to practice in Supreme Court of NSW, the High Court of Australia and also in England and Wales. He spent two years in London where he practised as a lawyer in the areas of property, insurance and construction litigation.
David has practised in most jurisdictions in NSW including the Local Courts, District Court, Supreme Court of NSW, NSW Court of Appeal, Land & Environment Court and the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal (formerly known as the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal).
David has presented various papers to the Australian College of Community Association Lawyers and at continuing legal education seminars to other lawyers. He has also presented papers and training sessions for strata managers (both in NSW and VIC) and fellow lawyers.
David is a member of the Law Society of NSW and the Australian College of Community Association Lawyers.
- Commercial litigation
- Contract disputes
- Construction litigation
- Debt recovery
- Levy recovery
- Mediation and arbitration
- Negligence claims
- Insurance disputes
- Strata and community title disputes including disputes between lot owners, caretakers, strata managers, developers, builders and Local Government authorities