Dauid Sibtain

Contact Details:
t: 02 9151 2246
f: 02 9335 3500
e: d.sibtain@level22.com.au

With over 20 years’ experience at the Bar, Dauid maintains an expansive practice, with particular expertise in media, building and construction, commercial, and intellectual property matters. His considerable experience as a trial and appellate advocate before both judges and juries, has seen him appear in significant litigation in the High Court of Australia, New South Wales Court of Appeal and in other superior courts.

Dauid offers expert, to-the-point advice with sound judgment, and has appeared regularly for leading Australian media organisations and for international intellectual property rights holders.

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Dauid frequently advises and appears for high profile clients, on instruction from both solicitors in private practice and directly from in-house corporate legal departments. His extensive experience as a barrister in leading chambers in Sydney, as a solicitor in international law firms and as a professional manager at Sony Music Publishing, provides Dauid with a solid foundation upon which to provide high quality representation that best serves the commercial and legal interests of his clients.

He is regularly engaged to appear in urgent applications. He has appeared, for applicants and respondents, in numerous urgent applications to restrain breaches of confidence, injurious falsehoods, breaches of restrictive covenants, infringements of copyright and trade mark infringements, and he regularly appears in urgent suppression and non-publication applications made in connection with criminal proceedings and coronial inquests.

Barrister: 1996

Solicitor: 1989

Principle Areas of Practice:
Defamation
Media
Injurious Falsehood
Confidential Information
Intellectual Property
Competition and Consumer Law
Trade Practices
Advertising
Entertainment

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