Speaker

DAVID RUSSELL TEP AM RFD QC

OUTER TEMPLE CHAMBERS

Barrister

David is admitted to practice in Australia, England and Wales, New York (Legal Consultant) the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre, the Singapore International Commercial Court, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. He was first appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1986. He was President of the Tax Institute (1993-5), and the Asia Oceania Tax Consultants’ Association (1996-2000). David has lectured and written extensively including the University of Sydney for the Master of Taxation course and as an Adjunct Professor of the University of Queensland. 

He is the co-editor of Trusts & Trustees. He was Chairman of STEP Australia and is Deputy Chair of STEP Worldwide. He was the inaugural Chair of STEP’s International Client Special Interest Group, is co-chair of the UAE Chapter of the International Section of the New York State Bar Association, and an Academician of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. He has been listed in the AFR/Best Lawyers review of Australian Lawyers since 2008, and in 2017 and 2018 was named as a member of Legal Weeks’ Private Client Global Elite.