Nathan accepts briefs in all areas of law.
Prior to joining the Bar, He was a solicitor at Allens and Herbert Smith Freehills working on a range of commercial, taxation, regulatory and public law matters.
Nathan was previously the Associate to Justice Edmonds in the Federal Court of Australia.
Nathan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) and Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School.
Nathan is also a reporter for the Federal Court Reports and Federal Law Reports.
I practise in trial and appellate advocacy for complex and large-scale litigation in the areas of: commercial, equity and trusts; corporations law; trade practices; taxation and revenue; insurance and reinsurance; real property; intellectual property; and public law.
Most of my cases are in the Supreme Court of NSW or Federal Court, including their appellate divisions. I also regularly appear in tribunals (e.g. NCAT) and lower courts.
At the below link is my CV with further information about my background and practice. It also contains details of a selection of cases on which I have worked at the Bar.
David appears in complex commercial and corporate disputes. He has acted in significant cases for major corporations in the following fields:
• resources and infrastructure
• investor class actions
David is an author of ‘The Interpretation of Contracts in Australia’ and is often consulted on difficult or significant questions of contractual interpretation.
David also appears in the Federal Courts in judicial review applications.
David also has expertise in private international law, and he is a former legal officer for the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law.
Brin was called to the Bar in 2014 and has a broad practice across commercial, public and criminal law.
Brin is regularly briefed by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions and has conducted prosecution and sentencing hearings in various courts for drug importation offences, carriage service offences, environmental offences and terrorism offences. She has run a number of jury trials in the New South Wales District Court as lead counsel and has been led by counsel in Supreme Court and District Court trials.
Brin’s defence work includes acting for individuals charged with white collar offences, environment offences and offences against various state and Commonwealth legislation.
Brin appears regularly for governmental agencies in administrative proceedings and appeals.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Brin was a Senior Lawyer at the Australian Government Solicitor where she practiced predominantly in administrative law, customs and trade law, proceeds of crime and Commonwealth law enforcement. She has also practiced in banking litigation in the UK where she was a lawyer at Hogan Lovells International LLP.
Brin has a Master of Laws from the University of New South Wales and was listed on the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence in 2008 and 2011. Brin also has a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Hons) and Bachelor of Finance from the University of Newcastle.