David Benfell // Principal
Direct Line (03) 5560 2169
David Benfell is a principal of Taits Legal, practising in our Warrnambool office.
David practises primarily in Commercial Law and Property Law matters.
David assists individuals, trusts and businesses with a range of legal issues including sale and purchase of businesses, farm and commercial properties, commercial and contractual arrangements, and wills & estate planning.
David commenced legal practice in New Zealand after working for a number of years in a senior management role with a food manufacturer immediately after finishing university. After working in a CBD firm in Melbourne for a period, David moved with his family to Warrnambool to be closer to family and to enjoy the enviable lifestyle that Warrnambool offers.
David’s experience includes advising on initial public offerings of shares, advising property developers on large scale developments (in excess of 1,000 lot subdivisions), assisting manufacturers with international joint ventures, and acting for listed and national companies in relation to sales and acquisitions of real property and other business assets.
• Commercial Law
• Property Law
• Wills & Estate Planning
• Rural Law
• Bachelor of Arts
• Bachelor of Laws
• Master of Laws (Hons) degrees (Canterbury University, Christchurch, NZ)
• Law Institute of Victoria
• Admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
• Admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand