David Tan joined Paul Alvaro Lawyers in 2019 where he works across a broad range of personal injury matters, including motor vehicle accidents and public liability incidents. He also practices within the family law and wills & estates practice.
Areas of Expertise
He regularly appears in the District and Magistrates Courts of South Australia representing injured persons. He also represents family law clients in both the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
Knowing that personal injury claims are often complex, David takes the utmost care and concern by guiding clients through the process, step by step, to alleviate stress and ensuring a positive result.
David deals with all aspects of family law matters including property settlements, children’s matters, separation and divorce. He understands how confusing and daunting the Family Courts can be.
He is a patient and empathetic listener who offers support while also delivering pragmatic advice to assist clients in obtaining the best possible outcomes. He is committed to providing the highest level of service to clients and strives to make the experience of dealing with legal issues as pain-free as possible.
In addition to personal injury and family law, he advises on the drafting and execution of Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advanced Care Directives. David’s work extends to the administration of estates up to and including the grant of Probate and Letters of Administration.
Recognition & Memberships
David graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Commerce (Accounting) double degree and completed his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in 2017. In that same year, he was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia and as a Practitioner of the High Court of Australia.
He works closely with Sarah Colvin particularly in personal injury matters, as well as family law and wills & estate administration.