David is the Legal Practice Director for DSS Law. He holds Bachelor Degrees in both Law and Business and has over 15 years’ experience in the legal industry. David specialises in commercial litigation and property law including both retail and commercial leasing, as well as corporate structures and commercial matters. He uses his extensive expertise in these areas of law to provide high quality, commercially focused legal advice that is tailored to his clients’ individual needs. He is known for his personal approach and his ability to build trusted, long-term relationships with his clients.
Our highly skilled and experienced lawyers are known for their personal approach and their commitment to building long-term, trusted relationships with our clients. We believe our lawyers’ focus on delivering excellent client service and providing customised legal solutions is what sets us apart from other firms.
David is an senior associate in DSS Law’s litigation team. He has six years post admission experience practising predominantly in the areas of general commercial litigation, personal and corporate insolvency, corporate restructuring and property law. He is focused on providing practical advice aimed at reaching commercial resolutions of disputes by adopting a common sense approach to legal proceedings. His clientele include individuals, businesses from various industries, liquidators and trustees.
Kaye is a Senior Associate based in our Melbourne office. She has over 16 years experience in commercial litigation and is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation as awarded by the Law Institute of Victoria in 2010.
Kaye has acted for a range of commercial clients from large multinational companies to SMEs and private clients. She has acted in all Federal and State Court jurisdictions within Australia.
With a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Kaye’s legal advice is strengthened by her strong business acumen which allows her to assist her clients in achieving their commercial objectives as well as provide technical legal advice. She prides herself on her personal and tailored approach to both litigation and dispute resolution for her clients.
Shireen has extensive commercial litigation experience across all jurisdictions and courts, specialising in corporate and personal insolvency, building and construction and trade credit disputes. Shireen strives to assist her clients to resolve legal disputes as cost effectively as possible. She takes a genuine interest in understanding her clients’ expectations and strives to provide clients with a range of options, specific to their situation, to work with them to achieve commercially focused results.
Renee holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and is admitted as a solicitor in the state of Queensland. With over nine years’ experience, Renee specialises in property law with comprehensive experience in residential conveyancing, off-the-plan developments, and retail and commercial leasing. Renee’s drive to produce high quality work and her passion for customer service ensures all her clients feel confident they are in trusted hands and receive exceptional client value.
Alice is a solicitor based in our Brisbane office. She specialises in commercial litigation and insolvency law acting for trustees and creditors across a wide range of matters.
Alice has prior experience in property law including retail and commercial leasing in Queensland and New South Wales, residential and commercial property transactions in most Australian states as well as acting for clients in insurance matters involving general litigation and negotiation of claims.
Alice is known for building strong rapport with her clients through her warm and positive approach to providing legal advice.
Teora is a Solicitor in our Brisbane office. She has several years’ experience in property and commercial law and is adept at advising clients on a wide range of matters including retail and commercial leasing, trade marks, business acquisitions and sales, business terms and conditions, commercial agreements and franchises.
Teora has an easy going and relaxed manner and builds rapport easily with her clients.
Zoe is a Solicitor in our Melbourne Office and provides bespoke legal advice and advocacy across a range of commercial disputes, with a specific focus on insolvency and bankruptcy. Zoe aims to assist her clients by developing strategies to achieve their commercial objectives and pushes for a solution outside the courts wherever one is available.
Zoe has a broad range of litigation experience in both small and large-scale litigation in the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Federal Court, the Magistrates’ Court and VCAT. Since being admitted to practice, Zoe has managed a large-scale litigation representing the interests of creditors claiming monies from the liquidators of a collapsed stock broking firm and has acted for clients in various sectors including building, finance, logistics, retail and technology. Zoe particularly enjoys the process of getting to know her clients and ensuring that they are looked after properly.
Ben is a solicitor in DSS Law’s litigation team. He has experience in a diverse range of commercial litigation matters in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts. Ben’s experience includes contract disputes, employment disputes, insolvency advice and unfair preference claims, partnership and trust litigation. Ben takes pride in advancing his client interests on a timely and cost efficient basis.
Ben also has prior experience in planning and environment law, commercial and property law, family law and personal injury.
Louis has extensive commercial experience in managing and running various businesses in both domestic and international settings. After obtaining his Masters in International Business from the Queensland University of Technology, he later completed his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland and was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 2014. His experience ranges from criminal law to commercial transactions.
Robert is a trainee solicitor in our Melbourne office with experience in commercial matters, civil litigation and insolvency. Since joining DSS Law in July 2016, Robert has been able to quickly adapt to the DSS Law adage of ‘clients first’ ensuring he delivers excellent client service on every matter. He holds bachelor degrees in both Laws and Business from the Queensland University of Technology and hopes to be admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria upon completion of his Practical Legal Training certification in late 2016.
Dominic joined DSS Law in January 2017. Dominic has completed a Bachelor of Information Technology and is currently in his last year of Bachelor of Law (Hons) at the Queensland University of Technology. Having worked previously as an in-house paralegal for a national insurance builder, Dominic has acquired a wide range of experience in insurance building, insurance claims, debt recoveries and disputes. He has also previously worked in the areas of information security and networking.
Dominic is dedicated to building strong working relationships with clients, understanding their businesses and creating personalised and efficient service.
Jake is currently completing the final year of his Bachelor of Laws Degree at the Queensland University of Technology. Jake has been employed with DSS Law since early 2015 and has assisted the firm in a range of different roles. Jake is now based in our property team, and provides assistance to the solicitors and conveyancers within the team, under their expert guidance.
Jake prides himself on his attention to detail and plans to undertake his Practical Legal Training in 2018.
Rosse is an experienced conveyancer and works on all aspects of conveyancing matters including residential, commercial and off-the-plan contracts. She commenced her career within the legal industry in 1980 and since that time has worked in various positions within the commercial sector. Her previous experience working with large financial institutions in their lending departments has given her a broad understanding of her clients’ conveyancing needs.
Nicola is DSS Law’s in-house Financial Controller. She has a number of years’ experience working in finance, accounting and audit roles across a variety of industries including banking, federal government and the legal industry. Nicola has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is currently working towards her CPA qualifications.