Dan was called to the Bar in 2019.
Dan first attended Southern Cross University and attained a Bachelor of Business degree (majoring in accounting) in the early 1990s.
Dan worked as an accountant for a small manufacturing business in Byron Bay and subsequently a large multi-national corporation in Sydney whilst completing his Bachelor of Laws degree externally at the University of New England.
After completing his Bachelor of Laws degree, Dan commenced employment as the managing law clerk of a mid-sized law firm in Canberra and completed his Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the Australian National University.
In 1998, Dan was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the ACT and the High Court of Australia and shortly thereafter, the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Supreme Court of Queensland.
Subsequent to admission as a Barrister and Solicitor, Dan commenced practice as a partner and director of Capital Lawyers.
Under Dan’s leadership, Capital Lawyers grew from a small legal practice to a national law firm, servicing many thousands of clients in a variety of legal areas. Dan worked as the Managing Partner / Director of Capital Lawyers for over 20 years, gaining valuable experience in both operating a modern business and practicing law in many legal and geographic areas.
As the managing director of Capital Lawyers, Dan practiced extensively in litigation, particularly, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, property litigation, administrative law, criminal law and estate litigation.
In 2006, Dan relocated to the North Coast of New South Wales and continued to practice law in the ACT, NSW and Queensland.
In 2018, Dan became a Nationally accredited mediator.
Dan’s accreditation as a mediator is the culmination of many years’ mediation practice as a solicitor, in which time Dan had become a passionate advocate of alternative dispute resolution and mediation.
In that time, Dan has attended in excess of 300 mediations as a solicitor.
Dan has over 20 years’ experience in assisting people to find innovative and practical solutions to a myriad of legal problems and disputes and brings an open mind and the necessary skills and demeanour to achieve the best possible outcomes for the parties to a dispute, irrespective of the issues involved.
Dan strives to be professional, understanding and is very dedicated, whilst maintaining unwavering ethical standards.
Phone: (02) 6230 6912
Admitted at the Bar: 1998