David Robinson has practiced exclusively within the criminal law in Western Australia since 2011.
David has experience in defending and prosecuting criminal matters. He has appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court, District Court, Magistrates Court and Children’s Court having worked at both the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia and the Director of Public Prosecutions of Western Australia.
David has litigated jury trials, contested summary hearings, bail applications and complex sentencing proceedings in Perth and regional courts across the State.
David commenced working at the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia in 2012 and routinely appeared as an advocate in courts around the State on a daily basis. Whilst at the Aboriginal Legal Service, he gained an in depth understanding of the Magistrates and Children’s Court, representing clients facing serious criminal charges in the District and Supreme Court.
He then joined the Director of Public Prosecutions in Western Australian in 2016, where he regularly prosecuted a broad range of jury trials in both Perth and regional courts. Whilst at the Director of Public Prosecutions in Western Australia he appeared as counsel in jury trials for: adult and child sex matters (including historical sex matters), violent offences, drug and firearm offences, robberies, arson, commercial burglaries, home invasions and for dishonesty based offences (including stealing as a servant and fraud).
David is approachable, thorough and has a passion for litigation.
Bachelor of Laws, Murdoch University
The Criminal Lawyers' Association of Western Australia