Damien joined Butler, McIntyre & Butler in 1995 and became a partner in 2001.
Damien is an integral member of our litigation team, practising in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, personal injury and criminal law. In addition to appearing in the Supreme, Federal and Magistrates Courts, Damien regularly appears before a variety of tribunals and boards. Damien specialises in franchise law acting for both franchisors and franchisees. Drafting and providing opinions on commercial documents and agreements at an early stage so as to identify risks and to prevent litigation at a later time is a sought after skill of Damien’s. Damien also has a particular interest in sports law.
Damien has a reputation for his commercial judgement and is highly regarded for his ability to tailor practical solutions to litigious matters in a timely and cost-effective manner. His particular strengths are his practical and considered approach and highly developed interpersonal communication skills.