David practices in common law. He regularly appears in damages trials, serious injury applications and at mediations.
He appears and advises in Workcover, TAC, Public Liability, Sexual Abuse Claims, Police Assaults, Coronial Inquests, Professional and Medical Negligence cases.
Prior to coming to the Bar David was a Judge’s Associate and a Solicitor practicing in Personal Injury and Insurance litigation.
Examples of Recent Cases
Multiple claims against State of VIctoria & Ors re Puffing Billy abuse claims (settled 2019)
Hodson v State of Victoria (ongoing)
Hand v Morris & Ors  VSC 437 (assessment of damages)
Central Gippsland Health v Cooper  VSC 658 (judicial review)
Moorabbin Transit Pty Ltd v Bekhit  VSCA 70 (led A Keogh)
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse – Case Study 22 (Sydney, submissions on behalf of AVB).
Erlich v Leifer & Adass Israel School Inc  VSC 499 (vicarious liability)
Williams & Ors v State of Victoria (settled 2015, civil claim arising out of murder in custody).
Remoteness of Damage in Tort – December 2011 85(12) LIJ, p.46
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