Our Key Staff

David Armstrong


T. +61 2 9279 0288

David provides expertise in finance, restructuring and insolvency and dispute resolution across our practice groups.  David has acted in a range of complex commercial matters and disputes, with experience acting for banks and major financial institutions, liquidators and administrators, directors, shareholders, secured creditors, SME’s and individuals. David is well known for identifying each client’s commercial objectives and tailoring strategies to reach the desired outcome, with a passion for corporate and commercial disputes, insolvency, banking and finance, and property matters. David also provides general counsel services to many of his clients, who appreciate his timely, astute and level-headed advice in times of need


  • Appointing a receiver over the assets of a trading trust in a long standing board-level dispute within three weeks of engagement: see Arumainathan, in the matter of STJC Pty Ltd v STJC Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 1229
  • Successfully defending a breach of contract claim (with indemnity costs) see Lingly Pty Ltd & Ors ats Validus Advisory Group Pty Ltd NSWLC 2017/78805
  • Applying for freezing orders against a high profile clothing designer’s real property assets: In The Matter Of Johanna Johnson Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) ACN 113 058 156


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales
  • Master of Laws, University of New South Wales
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW