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Daniel Nugawela



Daniel commenced practice as a commercial lawyer advising on business structuring, trusts, transfer duty and capital gains tax, asset protection, self-managed superannuation funds and estate planning.

In 2017, he moved to a boutique litigation firm in pursuit of his passion for insolvency, bankruptcy and commercial litigation, making various appearances in the Perth Magistrates Court, District Court of Western Australia, Supreme Court of Western Australia, and the Federal Court/Federal Circuit Court.

Daniel enjoys working closely with his clients in taking a creative and holistic approach towards dispute resolution.

Daniel acts for a variety of commercial clients including liquidators, trade creditors and commercial building developers.

Areas of Expertise

  • Complex debt recovery proceedings
  • Insolvency
  • Bankruptcy
  • Contractual disputes
  • Judicial review proceedings
  • Construction contract disputes
  • Home building contract disputes
  • Equity and trusts disputes
  • Estates litigation
  • Consumer disputes


  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice ANU (2016)
  • Bachelor of Laws (2015)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (2012)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (2012)


  • Supreme Court of Western Australia (2016)

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