Daniel has extensive experience practising in the areas of litigation, corporate law, commercial restructures, insolvency and Planning & Environment Court appeals.

His commercial dispute resolution experience extends across a broad range of industries and areas of law, including finance, defamation, property development, body corporate, professional negligence and insolvency.

Daniel has appeared in the Magistrates Court, District Court (including the Planning & Environment Court) Supreme Court, Federal Court of Australia, Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the High Court of Australia.

"I distil complex issues into a holistic strategy for clients. Whether it be a commercial solution or a litigated outcome, I am driven by getting the right result at the right time."

Significant matters

Large property developer – successfully resolved an appeal to the Planning and Environment Court by a submitter who challenged a Council’s approval of a large residential development.

Private client – application to the Supreme Court of Queensland for an urgent order pursuant to the Corporations Act on behalf of a director and shareholder of a company against a co-director for declarations as a result of an on-going breach of that director’s duties.

Finance industry – successfully negotiated compromise of complex dispute involving various cross collateralised loans to Financial Ombudsman Service on behalf of a client against a large Australian financial service provider.

Mining industry – acted in the Supreme Court of Queensland for damages of $10 million dollars for breach of contract against one of Australia’s largest mining companies.

Property developer – acted in Supreme Court of Queensland proceedings on behalf of a developer who sought damages of approximately $20 million dollars against a large international investment bank for breach of contract and misrepresentation.

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Applied Science

Member, Queensland Law Society (QLS unrestricted Principal Practising Certificate)

Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Member, Strata Communities Australia (QLD)

Member, Urban Developers Insitute of Australia

Member, Queensland Environment Law Association

Memeber, Australian Restructuring & Turnaround Assocation

  • Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency
  • Corporate Restructures
  • Planning & Environment Court Appeals
Professional Services
Professional Services

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