David Walter is a partner in the Sydney office of Baker McKenzie, specialising in insolvency. Since 2012, David has been recognised as a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia-Pacific, Australian Financial Review – Best Lawyers, Doyle’s Guide and The Legal 500 – Asia-Pacific. He publishes and speaks regularly on current issues and emerging trends in the Australian insolvency market.
David’s practice focuses on contentious and non-contentious financial restructuring and insolvency. He has advised a wide array of stakeholders in both informal restructures and formal insolvencies, and is particularly experienced in the real estate, mining and resources, energy, finance, retail, manufacturing and transport sectors.
David regularly contributes articles for publication in Butterworths Corporation Law Bulletin, Australian Insolvency Journal, Insolvency Law Journal, Corporate Rescue International and the Insolvency Law Bulletin dealing with developments in insolvency law and practice. He is the Sydney chair of the Law Council’s Insolvency and Restructuring Committee.