David is an experienced family lawyer who deals with a variety of complex family law matters. 

David’s clients come to him seeking cost effective, efficient advice on how to deal with their matters in a way that provides the best outcome in parenting or property matters.

David has specific expertise and experience acting in matters involving:

  • Appeals of decisions from a Judge at first instance;

  • The appointment of a Litigation Guardian;

  • Parties having complex financial structures with high value asset pools;

  • Complex superannuation issues such as dealing with non compliant Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSF’s), Defined Benefit Schemes and the Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme and Police Super Scheme;

  • The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction;

  • Sensitive parenting matters.

In addition, David regularly provides advice to clients who are applying for or responding to Intervention Orders. David has presented papers at international conferences and has a significant international aspect to his practice through his extensive involvement in LAWASIA and the Australasian Lawyer’s Association.

David’s experience as a family lawyer is enhanced by his strategic and commercial approach to matters and his Asian heritage makes him particularly sensitive to the issues facing clients from Asian backgrounds.

David is also a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and is a Registered Migration Agent.