Dirk has practised for 20 years in a wide range of commercial and corporate litigation and dispute resolution matters, and related strategic advisory matters. He primarily conducts and manages complex, significant and high profile proceedings before superior courts, as well as arbitration proceedings and mediations.
Dirk has particular experience in relation to corporations, insolvency and regulatory matters. He regularly appears as counsel in hearings before the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the Federal Court of Australia, and also works closely with Senior Counsel in significant cases.
Prior to establishing Cardinal Litigation + Dispute Resolution, Dirk was a Principal of Maxim Litigation Consultants and Allion Legal, and previously worked as a Senior Associate in the commercial litigation and dispute resolution division of Allens Arthur Robinson (Perth and Melbourne).