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About David

David Suttner is a partner based in our Perth office. With significant expertise as a litigator and investigations specialist, David has a wealth of experience in areas such as mining law, insolvency, restructuring, and large-scale disputes involving the Corporations Act and contracts.

David’s diverse client base includes listed corporations, directors, executives, financial institutions, high-income professionals, national and international corporate and financial advisory firms, as well as Australian Regulators. While his practice spans various industry sectors, he specialises notably in disputes within the resources sector.

In corporate advisory, David’s experience encompasses offering commercial and contract advice, drafting, preparing best practice corporate governance guides, advising management regarding contract management, and presenting on board and committee structuring and director responsibilities. His considerable expertise extends to Corporations Act-related litigation, with a focus on disputes related to director duties and shareholder rights.

David’s experience includes effectively managing multifaceted energy and resources-based litigation, especially contractual disputes. He has also led investigations into the affairs of insolvent and externally administered corporations, providing advice to administrators, receivers, and liquidators, predominantly in the infrastructure, mining, and mining services sectors.