David grew up in the Manawatu and joined Fitzherbert Rowe Lawyers’ litigation team in 2004.

David has vast experience advising and representing parties in civil and commercial litigation, building disputes, debt recovery matters, Will disputes, and relationship property matters. David predominantly acts for private and corporate clients involved in High Court, District Court, and Family Court proceedings, as well as mediations and arbitrations. He also has experience as lead counsel in the Court of Appeal, Maori Appellate Court and Coroner’s Court.

David provides comprehensive legal and practical representation and wins the trust of his clients with his considered and down-to-earth approach.



  • Bachelor of Law, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Criminology), Victoria University of Wellington


Admitted in 2004, New Zealand


David’s Team