David King

David King

General Manager

+61 3 9602 8477

Recognised for transforming businesses, empowering people to achieve and building performance and profitability.

With over 20 years in the legal industry, David’s extensive senior management experience has included roles as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at well-known Australian law firms operating at both national and regional levels.

David has built a solid reputation as the ‘go-to’ chief executive for firms preparing for future growth, managing strategic priorities as well as all aspects of operational management including finance, marketing, human resources and technology.

An accountant by training, David has a strong track record in identifying profitable and sustainable business strategies and aligning the business operationally to capitalise on such opportunities to ensure an increase in both client base and revenue. He is similarly skilled at planning and implementing organisational change initiatives, leading and engaging large teams of up to 500 employees through complex integrations and firm mergers.

As General Manager at IDP Lawyers, David is responsible for the all facets of the firm with the view to increasing performance and profitability. He is known for delivering sustainable returns to shareholders and creating a great daily work experience for his teams.

When not at work, David enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, is a competitive sailor and supporter of the Geelong Cats.


Bachelor of Commerce,

Certified Practising Accountant, CPA Australia