David Miller is a partner in the Disputes and Investigations team at Colin Biggers & Paisley. Widely regarded as one of Australia's leading lawyers in asbestos-related matters, David is a regular speaker in Australia and overseas on indemnity and claims management issues.
David is also experienced in corporate governance and risk management (including regulator actions involving the ACCC and various WorkCover authorities), Australian Consumer Law issues and commercial disputes. He has advised a number of overseas clients on product liability and recall issues.
David has acted for various parties called to give evidence before the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption. He continues to provide advice to clients in ICAC related matters.
As a former in-house counsel, David is acutely aware of the reputational and financial risks which can arise when a claim is made and works with his clients to proactively address those aspects of the dispute resolution process.
Since 2014, David is listed in every edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia as a leading insurance lawyer. He is also listed as a leading product liability lawyer in the 2017-2023 editions. The 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021 Doyle's Guide lists David as a leading defendant dust diseases lawyer in NSW.
David was admitted to practice in NSW and Federal courts in 2000. He sits on the Professional Conduct Committee and the Ethics Committee (Chair 2021 and 2022) of the Law Society of NSW. From June 2017 to December 2021, David was a part-tme member of member of the Insolvency Practitioner Disciplinary Committee appointed by the Commonwealth Assistant Treasurer. David is also a member of the Human Research Ethics Committee of the Sydney-based Centre for Digestive Diseases.