Daniel O’Brien is a commercial litigation partner and a NSW Law Society accredited specialist in commercial litigation. He has combined degrees in Commerce and Law from Macquarie University.
He has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution and undertakes complex commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters including corporate (including directors’ duties, shareholder remedies and joint venture disputes), property, trust, intellectual property, insolvency, misleading and deceptive conduct, insurance and contractual disputes.
Daniel also has experience in administrative law, defamation, negligence and family provision matters and matters before the Land and Environment Court relating to planning disputes and development appeals.
He acts for major corporate clients, government clients, community associations and religious orders in such matters.
Daniel also has experience assisting international clients in the taking of evidence of witnesses located in Australia for the purposes of proceedings commenced abroad (United States, Canada, Europe and Asia) and assisting clients in the taking of evidence of witnesses located outside Australia for the purposes of proceedings commenced in Australia.
Daniel is also a member of the Board of Oakhill College (De La Salle) and carries out significant pro bono work for a national charity.
“We place a strong emphasis on understanding our clients’ objectives and strategies. Together with our legal expertise and industry knowledge, we help our clients achieve solutions to their complex legal problems in a commercial, pragmatic and timely manner.”
Key Professional Achievements
• Daniel is a NSW Law Society Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation.
• Daniel has degrees in Commerce and Law from Macquarie University.
• Daniel was made a Partner of Carroll & O’Dea in October 2018.