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Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial
  • Computers/IT
  • Contract
  • Copyright
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media
  • Mediators (Accredited)
  • Patent
  • Trade Practices

David practises primarily in Intellectual Property, Restrictive Trade Practices, Telecommunications, Administrative, Corporations and Commercial Law and appellate work.

Over the last 20 years, his appearance work in the Federal Court and High Court has focused heavily, but not exclusively, on Patents (especially pharmaceutical and life sciences) and Trade Marks. In New Zealand his appearance work has focused heavily on competition and regulatory work.

Extensive experience in Australia with telecommunications access and pricing in Australia and NZ; Appeared for Transpower in NZ in the input methodologies litigation;Has advised the ACCC in relation to the impact on electricity markets of a proposed merger.

For nine years he lectured in Masters programs at Melbourne and Monash Universities in Advanced Trade Practices Law. David is an accredited LEADR Mediator and the former Trade Practices Editor of the ABLR. David is also admitted in New Zealand.  




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Excellent facilities in a bright and roomy environment. The McPhee Mediation Centre has been designed to create an environment conducive to obtaining successful mediation results. Its configuration allows you to bring parties together for mediation and then separate them from private consultation as required.

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