Joe David

Special Counsel



Joe has specialised in the development of major residential property projects, including title structuring, volume off the plan sales and presale certifications to project financiers for more than 25 years

Joe is regularly retained by a broad range of residential property developers including some of Australia’s leading property developers to assist in the title structuring and disposal of their projects pre completion.

He was named in the 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia in Real Estate.

Key deals

Mirvac apartments

Acts for Mirvac on the title structuring and disposal of numerous residential developments including The Finery at Waterloo, Pavilions at Sydney Olympic Park, Marrick & Co at Marrickville and St Leonard’s Square.


Acts for Stockland on the disposal of its residential master plan communities at Elara, Willowdale and Altrove. Joe previously acted on the disposal of Stocklands high rise residential developments at The Hyde and The Village Balgowlah.

The Gables

Acts for Celestino on the staged development and disposal of the largest master-planned residential community in the Hills district. When completed, the development will comprise more than 4,000 dwellings with plans to house more than 13,000 people.

Loftex Group

Acts for the Loftex Group on the title structuring and disposal of its residential projects. These include developments at St Leonards, Burwood, Epping and Strathfield.

Breakfast Point

Acted for the developer over many years in the staged disposal of this major residential community title development comprising more than 2,000 dwellings.

Joint ventures

Acted for the developers in the staged residential community titles development of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Village at Newington comprising more than 2,000 dwellings. Joe also acted for the developers on the disposal of the Walsh Bay staged residential project comprising over 600 dwellings.