David is a partner in the Brisbane office with extensive experience in all major lines of insurance, litigation, regulatory investigations and claims against directors and officers, financial institutions and professionals particularly in the financial and construction sectors.
David’s expertise encompasses policy coverage and defence of claims across all major insurance lines, particularly financial lines (including Directors & Officers (D&O) liability, management liability and professional indemnity), property (first and third party) and life insurance.
His clients include major Australian and London market insurers, brokers and underwriters as well as multinational and national policy holders / insureds – including SMEs. He also acts for businesses and high net worth individuals in commercial disputes.
Clients appreciate David‘s ‘hands on’ engagement with the matter, technical aptitude and strong communication skills. He adopts a commercial approach and is driven by reaching solutions that work for the matter and the client. David builds teams that support clients across a broad range of legal needs including commercial litigation, mediation and regulatory issues.
Clients describe David as “easy to work with” and “accessible” and observe that he “provides solutions that work for our business”, “he gets the results we want and is technically correct”, is “on the tools” and “owns my problems.”
Energy & Natural Resources
Financial Institutions, Directors & Officers
Insurance & Reinsurance
Property & Liability