David Svoboda is a highly regarded criminal lawyer based in Brisbane with a reputation for effective and ethical representation of his clients.
David has focused on practising in criminal law during his legal career and has significant experience ranging from simple offences in the Magistrates Court to complex trials in the District and Supreme Courts. He gained a public profile as a criminal lawyer during his representation of numerous clients prosecuted under ‘people-smuggling’ laws in Australia.
He has a strong commitment to social justice issues, which is reflected through his legal career having worked for indigenous legal services in both Queensland and Western Australia. He was a Senior Lawyer at the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia in Perth and regularly appeared as counsel in the District and Supreme Court.
Beyond work as a lawyer, David has worked in academia internationally.