David is a leading insolvency lawyer with over 25 years’ experience specialising in workouts, recovery and reconstructions.
He advises on all elements of insolvency and reconstruction including representing insolvency appointees and borrowers, restructuring of managed investment schemes and PPP’s, dispute resolution, and working closely with insolvency practitioners and funders to maximise opportunities for recoveries. David’s clients include domestic and foreign insolvency practitioners, ASX listed entities, large private or unlisted companies and trusts, litigation funders and Australian and foreign banks and financial institutions.
David is a member of the legal committee of the former Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee and ARITA and INSOL International. He was also a member of the consultative group advising the Attorney General on Personal Property Security Reforms, and past National and State Chair of the Insolvency & Reconstruction Committee of the Law Council of Australia.
David is recognised as a leading lawyer in Restructuring & Insolvency by both Chambers Asia-Pacific and Best Lawyers Australia.
David has acted on the restructuring of managed investment schemes, as well as representing both bidders and insolvency appointees in connection with the sale of MIS assets, and pursuing disputed claims. Scheme related engagements have included: