David appears in committal hearings, bail applications, plea hearings and as trial counsel in the County Court and Supreme Court as well as representing clients at coercive hearings.
David holds an Indictable Crime Certificate.
Some of the notable cases that David has been involved in include:
The Queen v Meade  VSC 682 (11 December 2013): Appeared as junior counsel to Peter Morrissey S.C in a homicide trial that lasted 5 weeks. Issues in the trial included relationship evidence, opinion evidence regarding shoe-print recognition and mobile phone cell tower interpretation.
DPP v Townsend  VSC 456 (3 September 2015): Appeared for an accused charged with murder. David appeared at committal hearing and the case subsequently resolved to a single count of manslaughter. Appeared on plea hearing. Sentence of 7 years with 5 years npp.
Glen Jacobs (a psuedonym) v The Queen  VSCA 309: Tendency evidence- Interlocutory appeal regarding judges ruling that there should be joint trials of multiple complainants of rape. Consent in issue in each case. Appeal allowed, evidence ruled not cross admissible and indictment severed.
DPP v Rocco Natale  VSC 339- charges of incitement to murder, extortion, threat to kill. Exclusion of record of interview where interpreter not present. Appeared as trial counsel on subsequent Supreme Court trial where the accused was acquitted of all charges.
DPP v Mohamed Naddaf  VSC- the accused charged with murder of his domestic partner. Following negotiations the accused plead guilty to a charge of manslaugher by criminal negligence.