David Hume

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David is an experienced junior, specialising in all aspects of commercial and public law. He appears led and unled in appeals and trials, particularly in courts and tribunals in NSW, but also throughout Australia and in arbitrations. He has appeared in more than 30 High Court matters, and many intermediate appellate court matters.

David commenced practice at the Bar in 2013. Prior to commencing at the Bar, David worked at Freehills and Australian Government Solicitor, and as an Associate to Chief Justice Gleeson. David has co-authored two books on Australian constitutional law, People Power: The History and Future of the Referendum and Human Rights under the Australian Constitution, as well as publishing journal articles in a number of fields.