David Potts

Partner

+61 2 4221 9311
Assistant

Sophie

What Our Clients Say

My wife had reason to seek legal help recently and David Potts on recommendation was a great help for a fantastic outcome. Thank you. 

You are a very special person David Potts and I thank you for helping me. 

About

David is a partner and is the head of the Kells employment, personal injury and compensation teams. He is also a Law Society Accredited Specialist in personal injury law, employment law and industrial relations. He grew up in the leafy suburbs of the Sutherland Shire, has a strong commitment to helping clients and is assertive and fair.

What he does

David has acted for victims and defendants in all areas of personal injury for over 30 years. He is approachable, caring and determined, David goes to great lengths to understand his clients’ personal situations and stories and explain to them the legal process in detail. His approach is what ensures excellent outcomes, winning over 98% of cases.

David is also well practised in employment law and advises many employers and employee clients regarding employment contracts, post-employment restraints, unfair dismissals, redundancy, general protections claims, wage and statutory entitlement claims, workplace investigations, discrimination and harassment complaints, and all other aspects of employment related issues in the workplace. David has developed a reputation among small to large business enterprises for his honesty, integrity and efficient services

“Having worked in the personal injury and employment industry for over 30 years, I have seen the difference that high quality legal representation can make and dealing with insurance companies is the last thing you need when you’ve been injured. My direct approach provides my clients with an understanding of what to expect and how to get the best results.

Overall I am passionate about securing the best possible outcome for my clients.”

Who David works with

Small to large enterprises and private individuals.

Qualifications

David has a Bachelor of Law, Masters of Law, is a Law Society Accredited Specialist in Employment Law and Industrial Relations and Personal Injury. He is a member of the NSW Law Society Injury Compensation Committee and Employment Law Committee since 2012.

Community Involvement

He is a former director of the Illawarra Health and the former president of the Wollongong District Law Society and has volunteered for over 25 years at the Illawarra Legal Advice Centre. David is regularly called upon by the New South Wales Law Society to either give evidence or speak on personal injury matters and for the past 15 years has been involved in the mock trial competition as a coach and later as a magistrate.

Life Outside Kells

David’s interests include watching cricket and rugby league, he relaxes by reading, keeping up to date on politics and likes to jog (very slowly). He also enjoys a fine drop of wine and his favourite holiday destination is Robe in South Australia.

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