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As a trained nurse, David helps clients with excellent technical legal advice and also has a solid understanding of the health system and the work of clinicians within it.

This combination of experience in law and the health system has proved invaluable when working in a compensation law environment. Medical evidence proves critical in many compensation law cases and David is well placed to assess and explain this evidence to clients.

David completed his Honours Thesis on Organ Donation, which was published in the NSW Operating Theatre Nurses association journal and has also drafted papers along with other Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers’ staff for Lexis Nexis, an external legal publisher.

David is involved with his community. He held the position of secretary on the Toongabbie Legal Centre Executive Committee for two years.

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial litigation and dispute resolution
  • Accredited Specialists in Personal Injury Law

Key Professional Achievements:

  • David obtained his law degree, with Honours, from University of Technology, Sydney in 2006.
  • He was admitted to practice in 2006 and joined Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers in that same year.
  • David was made an Associate of the Firm in November 2009 and a Partner 2015.
  • He has also studied nursing and health sciences and worked in hospitals in Tamworth, Sydney and London before entering the legal profession.
  • David was listed in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as one of NSW’s leading plaintiff Medical Negligence lawyers and additionally one of NSW’s leading Motor Vehicle Accident and Injury Compensation lawyers for his expertise and ability in the area, as recognised by NSW Defendant Insurance Solicitors.