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David Leydon

Special Counsel
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MinterEllison

Adelaide, Australia
    Local Time: Sunday 08:44

Practice Expertise

  • Contract administration
  • Insolvency
  • Receivership
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Areas of Practice

  • Contract administration
  • Insolvency
  • Receivership
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Profile

My commitment to providing outstanding service to my clients has been consistently recognised throughout my career.

My skills include preparing and negotiating loan and associated documentation, providing advice on security and priority issues, property, trusts, deceased estates, bank guarantees and insolvency. I am experienced in debt recovery, security enforcement, dispute resolution and general commercial litigation.

Career highlights

  • Conducted litigation, including drafting proceedings, briefing counsel, preparing for trial and appearing in Court on all interlocutory hearings and some arguments on behalf of the bank.
  • Led the local legal services team to becoming a national practice, providing advice to east coast departments such as the Security Documentation Group, Consumer Credit and Collections, Deceased Estates Finalisations, Group Customer Relations and Bank Guarantees teams.
  • Provided expert advice to the bank on a range of areas including banking, insolvency, securities, debt recovery, security enforcement, litigation, trust issues, branch network queries, ombudsman complaints and insurance claims.
  • Recognised expertise in securities, including real property mortgages and personal property securities, priority and enforcement, and tripartite agreements.

Areas of Practice

  • Contract administration
  • Insolvency
  • Receivership

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