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David Halhead

David is a dual-admitted Victorian and UK lawyer with over 20 years of experience in Plaintiff personal injury litigation.

In his role as an Senior Associate Solicitor, David manages a caseload comprising a wide variety of Public Liability, TAC and WorkCover matters.

Having represented injured people in the UK over many years, including claims for the catastrophically injured, and young people with acquired brain injuries, and after moving to Melbourne in 2016, David is delighted to continue to practice Plaintiff personal injury law and help injured people in Victoria obtain the compensation they deserve.

David possesses excellent communication skills, has empathy with his clients and has a wealth of experience dealing with clients who have been seriously injured. David is committed to achieving best outcomes for all of his clients and delivering a first class service along the way.

Legal Career History

2022 – Present
Henry Carus + Associates
Senior Associate (Melbourne)

2018 – 2022
Henry Carus + Associates
Associate (Melbourne)

2017 – 2018
Henry Carus + Associates
Senior Paralegal (Melbourne)

2012 – 2016
BGR Bloomer Personal Injury Specialists
Senior Associate (UK)

2008 – 2012
BGR Bloomer Personal Injury Specialists
Associate (UK)

2005 – 2018
BGR Bloomer Personal Injury Specialists
Assistant Solicitor (UK)

2002 – 2005
Brian Camp & Co Solicitors
Assistant Solicitor (UK)

2000 – 2002
Brian Camp & Co Solicitors
Trainee Solicitor (UK)

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Success Stories

Dawn was injured when she slipped and fell in a nightclub. She suffered a painful injury to her ankle requiring surgery. The nightclub where the accident occurred closed down soon after the incident. The closing of the business didn’t mean that Dawn could not seek compensation.  After some perseverance Henry Carus + Associates were able to locate the insurer for the club and make a successful claim for Dawn.

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Shuling came to Australia on a tourist visa, to help her daughter and son-in-law to look after their child. On the day of incident, she was walking to pick up her grandchild from primary school. As a naturally cautious person, she always watched where she was stepping, so she looked down as she stepped off a kerb. When she looked up, a Labrador had appeared out of nowhere and jumped...

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Cristina was the driver of the front car in a multi-vehicle pileup on a Melbourne freeway on her way to work Immediately after the accident, she noticed pain in her back, but she did not initially realise just how serious her injuries were Cristina’s injuries were complex and despite her pain and restrictions, her doctors struggled to give her a definitive diagnosis This was used against her, and it was...

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Elizabeth suffered a fractured ankle after falling from a ladder at work. During her treatment and recovery it became clear that Elizabeth had a complicated injury which did not heal well. She was left with chronic pain and reoccurring problems and the increased possibility of arthritis in her future. Every aspect of her life was affected including her ability to work. We settled Elizabeth’s claim for her pain and suffering,...

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Adam was referred to our office while still recovering after a major truck accident. He was driving his truck in NSW when the cabin filled with smoke and he lost control of the vehicle. Whilst in hospital he informed us that the truck had just recently been repaired by his employer. We located the truck in a NSW car yard waiting to be sold for salvage and arranged for a...

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This is one special story at Henry Carus + Associates. Lily had a slip and fall on a floor at a dance class. Her claim to us was that the floor was just too slippery and she had suffered a significant injury to her wrist. The dance company involved had leased the premises. After the accident, the dance company moved to a new premises. Our Henry Carus and Eliza Tan...

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As a casual retail worker, when Joanne injured herself on the job, she was unsure what her legal rights were. The common task of lifting and passing boxes to another staff member, unexpectedly resulted in significant nerve damage, requiring 15 medical procedures, a permanent Spinal Nerve Stimulator, and years of pain and suffering. Fortunately, our team were able to reach a successful WorkCover outcome for Joanne who can now look...

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In 2005, Hope was involved in a car accident. Aged 17 years at the time, she was travelling as a passenger in a vehicle which collided with a light pole in rural Victoria. As a result of the accident, Hope suffered serious injuries and spent considerable time recovering from those injuries. At the time of the accident, Hope had just commenced studying and was looking forward to enjoying an exciting...

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In 2019, our motorcycle enthusiast client, Mark, was returning home on his motorbike when he was involved in an unfortunate accident that ejected him from the vehicle. Mark had attempted to cross into a right lane to make a u-turn, however the lane was not in use and was separated by barriers that were difficult to see at night. Mark suffered numerous injuries necessitating a long period of hospitalisation. Sadly,...

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Gizella experienced a challenging incident at a shopping centre where she unfortunately slipped on a wet surface due to the negligence of cleaners. The accident resulted in multiple injuries that significantly altered her life. Upon hearing about Henry Carus + Associates through a friend's recommendation, Gizella decided to seek our assistance. With Henry Carus and Associates’ guidance, Gizella adeptly navigated the intricate public liability process. Our dedicated efforts led to...

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