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David Phelan
Special Counsel | Wills & Estates | Commercial Litigation

David Phelan


David was admitted in 1998 and has practised widely in Wills & Estates, Estates Litigation as well as Commercial Litigation with well-regarded Melbourne CBD firms.   

David applies his legal skills and experience to advise clients about their dispute resolution options and guide them through what can be a stressful and uncertain time.   

His areas of practice include:

  • Wills and Estates litigation including family provision claims and applications to remove Executors
  • Disputes arising from allegations of the misuse of a power of attorney
  • Contract disputes
  • Commercial and business disputes
  • Personal and corporate insolvency
  • Misleading and deceptive conduct claims
  • Debt recovery
  • Domestic building disputes

David enjoys using legal means to find a practical outcome to a dispute for his clients on a commercial basis.

About David

David is a keen cricket supporter who also enjoys the latest movies and stand-up comedy.


  • Bachelor of Laws – University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Commerce –  University of Melbourne
  • Accredited Specialist – Commercial Litigation – Law Institute of Victoria (2018)


  • Supreme Court of Victoria
  • High Court of Australia 

Memberships and Committees

  • Law Institute of Victoria

Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist   Law Institute of Victoria