An experienced advocate practicing in both personal injury and torts matters in a wide range of jurisdictions.
Daryl has appeared in many complex and notable matters both in Victoria and interstate.
Daryl specializes in personal injury, product liability, insurance law and torts generally.
Daryl practices extensively in the superior courts in Victoria and interstate in the following areas:
- Transport accidents
- Industrial accidents
- Medical negligence
- Public liability
- Professional negligence
- Commonwealth compensation
- Class actions
Daryl has appeared in a number of leading cases in the Court of Appeal and is extensively involved in the current Monsanto Roundup litigation.
Daryl was a partner at Zaparas Lawyers before being called to the Bar in 1990. For several years Daryl was Honorary Secretary of the Victorian Bar.
Outside his legal experience Daryl served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve.
Daryl also has broad experience in legal and business development in Cambodia and other Asian countries and was treasurer and a founding member of the Cambodian Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (CAMEC). A significant focus has been on providing a high level of strategic commercial and legal advice to the National Government of Cambodia through a number of Ministries as well as business groups and individuals.
Daryl also founded Cambodian Environment Limited in 2009 and built it to be a leader in providing multidisciplinary environmental consulting services for Government organizations and private sector clients.
Daryl is a Grand Officer of the Royal Order of Cambodia (ROC), a Cambodian order of Knighthood in reward for distinguished service to Cambodia.