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David joined the Sydney firm in 1967 and became a partner in 1971, retired as a partner in 2011, and is now a consultant to the firm.

David offers extensive experience in Dispute Resolution in the form of:

  • Expert witness (including as single expert), arbitration, referee, expert determination, mediation and collaborative practice, in a variety of industries and for various purposes such as:
  • Commercial disputes generally
  • Sale of business
  • Commercial damages quantification
  • Business valuation
  • Accounting principles argument in commercial and taxation disputes
  • Takeover reports and other independent expert reports
  • Share buybacks, reconstructions and amalgamations
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Family law property matters
  • Personal injury claims
  • Workplace matters

He has also wide experience in the provision of Corporate Advisory finance services. From 1984 to 1992 David held in his own name the (inaugural) appointment of Independent Auditor of the Auditor-General’s Office of New South Wales.

Areas of expertise

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Finance

Qualifications & memberships

  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Legal Studies
  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member, Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia (IAMA)
  • Grade 2 Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator NMAS
  • Member of LEADR Professional Panel of Mediators
  • Committee Member and Treasurer of IAMA NSW Chapter 2001-2011