David has specialised in tax for over 25 years advising on transactions and structuring for public and private businesses, multinationals, funds, investors and financiers.
He focuses on tax aspects of M&A, finance (debt, equity & derivatives), international inbound/outbound, real estate (development, investment, commercial & residential), funds management and interaction with tax authorities (rulings, audits, negotiation & disputes). David is experienced in a range of sectors including financial services, private equity, technology, communications, media, agribusiness, turnaround, restructuring and insolvency.
Clients describe him as “a first-rate tax lawyer” having “obvious expertise and experience allied with a positive can-do attitude”. David has been recognised in Asia Pacific Legal 500, Best Lawyers, and International Tax Review’s guide to the world’s leading tax advisers. He previously held senior roles in the international tax group of a Big Four accounting firm in New York and Sydney.
David has advised on tax aspects for: