David has practised law for over 15 years and holds a Juris Doctor from The University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Australian National University. This follows successful careers as a physicist, a mathematician and in the IT industry that took him across the world.
David now helps clients and conveyancers resolve property issues. His cases cover the full range of property issues from neighbourhood disagreements over fences to addressing defects in large scale property developments. David’s experience includes disputes over easements, adverse possession, retail leases and negotiating with insurers. He also regularly represents clients in building litigation at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and in court.
Property issues can affect almost anyone and David has helped a wide variety of clients including owners corporations, individuals and families, builders, developers, businesses and local councils.
David is also an accredited property law specialist and is currently Section Chair and Chair of the Executive Committee of the Property and Environmental Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria. He is also a regular speaker for the Australian Institute of Conveyancers and teaches at Leo Cussen Centre for Law.
Outside of work, David puts his scientific background to good use by brewing his own beer and enjoys collecting red wine.