David Bentley

David Bentley is a Senior Lawyer at Thurlow Fisher Lawyers of Bankstown.


David was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in 1965 having completed 5 years as an Articled Clerk with a firm of solicitors in Sydney CBD then known as Hill Thomson & Sullivan.

David then worked in the city for Beswick Heydon & Lochrin and became a junior partner of that firm prior to leaving on amicable terms in 1971, to join the legal firm of John Thomson & Co. as a partner.

The firm changed its name to Thomson Bentley & Partners and in 2005 David became a consultant thereof having retired as a partner.

In 2011 Thomson Bentley & Partners merged with Thurlow Fisher,
and at that time David also joined Thurlow Fisher, as a senior solicitor.

Overall Experience

During his lengthy time in the practice of the law, David has been involved in nearly all of the facets of the legal system but now deals with matters of a Commercial nature, from commercial Leases, the buying and selling of businesses and advising on matters appertaining to the Corporations Law.

He also advises staff and clients on unusual and complicated issues concerning conveyancing and oversees a great deal of the Probate and Estate Planning along with Wills and other estate related matters.

Specific Experience

David has become proficient in preparing and advising on legally binding documentation specific and quite often unique situations and the needs of clients, including, distribution and service agreements involving local and international parties, Joint Venture Deeds relating to real property as well as other business enterprises and Deeds of Family Arrangements to resolve disputes and inequalities in Estate matters.

Having served the law for over 55 years David is well placed to provide valuable assistance and be a trusted advisor to the clients of Thurlow Fisher Lawyers.