Mobile: 0410 711 776

Email: dquayle@uwe.com.au

Phone: (02) 9290 1177

Fax: (02) 9290 1181


David was admitted as a solicitor in 2016 and holds a Juris Doctor degree with Distinction from the University of New South Wales, a Masters’ Degree in Human Rights from the University of Sydney, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney.

David’s primary area of practice is criminal law, and he has a diverse range of experience appearing in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales. This includes appearing as an advocate and instructing solicitor in complex criminal trials, conviction and severity appeals, ASIC investigations, Crime Commission proceedings, defending sexual allegations, mental health and fitness applications, police misconduct complaints and claims, bail applications and defending personal injury claims.

Of particular interest to David is the interrelationship between criminal law and human rights law. Efficient and cost-effective outcomes, focused on ensuring the rights of the accused are the centrepiece of every matter he is involved in.

Areas of Practice

  • Pre-charge investigations by authorities
  • Sexual offences
  • Bail Applications
  • Severity and Conviction Appeals
  • Drug offences
  • Mental Health and Fitness Applications
  • Violence offences and AVOs
  • ASIC investigations
  • Crime Commission Inquiries
  • White collar crime including fraud, proceeds of crime and corporate offences
  • Environmental offences
  • Parole hearings
  • Police Misconduct
  • Employer investigations by governmental and non-governmental agencies
  • Personal injury claims for victims of crime and defendants