David McCredie

Baker & McKenzie


David McCredie is a partner in the Sydney office of Baker McKenzie and member of the Australian Dispute Resolution, Product Liability and Healthcare & Life Sciences Groups.

Practice Focus

David's focus is on product liability litigation and advisory work, trade practices and contractual disputes, product safety and regulatory advice as well as investigations and prosecutions by regulators. David has been recognised for his continuing role acting in major litigation in legal directories such as Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Global.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acting for major multinational manufacturers in representative proceedings in State Supreme courts and Courts of Appeal and the High Court of Australia, involving trade practices, product liability claims, commercial disputes and multi-jurisdictional issues. 

  • Representing a US medical devices manufacturers in defending product liability class action proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia.

  • Advising clients in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, food, FMCG, IT, aviation and other industries on product liability and product safety issues.

  • Advising on medical devices, food, product recalls in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, electrical products cosmetics, motor vehicles and consumer goods, and coordinating regional and global product recalls. 

  • Advising on product safety standards and product information standards under Commonwealth and State consumer protection legislation

  • Acting in and advising on multi-jurisdictional disputes involving parties in Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden, the United States and Canada.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Product Liability Association
  • Law Society of New South Wales


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (1999)
  • New South Wales~Australia (1992)


  • University of Sydney (LL.B.) (1992)
  • University of Sydney (B.A. Honors) (1990)


  • English
  • French
  • German

Previous Offices

  • London