David Larish

David Larish

Admissions & Appointments
  • Barrister NSW 2014
  • Solicitor NSW 2012


David has a Bachelor of Laws from UNSW (Hons Class I, University Medal) and a Master of Laws from NYU (Competition Innovation and Information Law Program, Frank T. Diersen prize for best performance in the program).

David’s practice is focused primarily on intellectual property and commercial disputes. He has been briefed in various of the leading intellectual property cases in both the High Court and Federal Court, and regularly appears both led and unled in the Federal, Supreme Court and at IP Australia.

David is recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a ‘pre-eminent’ junior counsel in Intellectual Property in Australia and a ‘leading’ junior counsel in Technology, Media & Telecommunications. David is also recognised in Chamber and Partners Asia Pacific, Best Lawyers in Australia and The Legal 500 for his expertise in intellectual property law. David is recommended in the Global Guide of Who’s Who Legal for ‘Life Sciences – Patent Litigation’.

Before coming to the Bar, David was a Judge’s Associate at the Federal Court (Bennett J) and a Solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons.


  • LLM New York University 2014
  • LLB (Hons 1) University of New South Wales(University Medal) 2009
  • BCOM (Dist) University of New South Wales 2009