David Court

Managed funds, superannuation, corporate and commercial lawyer

David is a Partner working across the financial services and commercial practice areas of the firm.  He has more than 30 years of technical and practical experience in corporate, commercial and financial services law.  His particular expertise relates to the management and public offering of superannuation and managed investment products.

David joined Compact in 2010 after a long career working at Mercer Australia.

At a Glance

Summary My Details
Key areas of expertise:
  • Over 30 years of technical and practical experience in corporate, commercial and financial services law
  • Particular expertise in relation to the management and public offering of superannuation and managed investment products
  • Ongoing interest in taxation law
  • At Compact David has provided training in relation to superannuation and corporate law topics
Admitted to practice:
Since 1986 – in Victoria and Western Australia
Career achievements:
  • Initially David worked as a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques before moving to a succession of in-house legal roles at Mercer Australia, a market leading financial services organization providing consulting, outsourcing and investment solutions to its clients, as well as operating its own investment and retirement products.
  • At Holley Nethercote David has been involved in all areas of the legal practice with particular focus on providing advice in relation to borderline applications of the financial services laws and the preparation of specialised commercial documentation.
Qualifications:
  • Law and Commerce degrees from the University of Western Australia
  • Long-time member of the Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Member of the SMSF Association (SPAA) 
Future aspirations:
To expand Compact’s training offering in relation to superannuation law, especially the law concerning SMSFs.
Interests outside of work:
  • Reading
  • Cycling
  • Cinema
Favourite quote:
"Do not use a big word when a diminutive one will suffice!"
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