After admission Darryl joined Shell Australia in its law department. His period there included being the Senior Industrial Relations Officer at the Corio Refinery with regular appearances as an advocate for Shell in various industrial tribunals. As a result, Darryl understands the business environment as it interfaces with employment law.
Darryl appears regularly in the Fair Work commission, the Federal Court, Magistrates and County Court in unfair / unlawful / wrongful dismissals and general protection applications. He also appears regularly in Disciplinary Tribunals defending professionals with particular emphasis on medical and allied professions. He is also experienced in family violence, stalking and intervention orders, crime, equal opportunity, coronial inquests and guardianship matters. He has appeared in the County Court on a number of occasions in intervention order appeals.