David advises participants in the construction industry, particularly in the resources and social infrastructure sectors, on all aspects of project delivery and dispute resolution. His clients include tier one contractors, consultants, resource companies and private developers. He has acted in a number of high profile decided cases and regularly supports clients through complex project-level negotiations and mediations.
With dual qualifications in engineering and law David works closely with project teams to understand technical issues and commercial imperatives. He is able to set, and then deliver on, resolution strategies to assist project participants as they steer through the sometimes uncharted waters of claims and disputes to successful project closeout.
David lectures in the popular Construction Law Masters program at the University of Melbourne and is widely published is recognised in a number of industry ranking guides. He is also a director of a number of professional and community organisations including the Society of Construction Law Australia.
David has been recognised by Doyle’s guide in 2019 as a ‘recommended’ leading construction & infrastructure litigation lawyer for Western Australia. He has also been identified as a Future Leader in construction law by Who’s Who Legal.
David’s experience includes advising: