Colman Moloney LL.B, B.Ec.
Colman holds degrees in Law and Economics from Monash University.
Since his admission as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1985, Colman has practised in all areas of law specialising in commercial litigation, debt collection, bankruptcy and winding up proceedings, and various types of enforcement and insolvency proceedings.
Colman is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria, the Institute of Credit Management and the Institute of Automotive Engineers.
David Harper LL.B
David has been a part of the Davies Moloney team since January 2013 and was subsequently admitted to practice in February 2013. David was made a Senior Associate of the firm in August 2019.
David specialises in civil and commercial litigation and represents clients both corporate and individual across all Victorian Courts and Tribunals, including the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, the County Court of Victoria, the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. David is also well versed with interstate Courts and Tribunals.
David has significant experience in acting for Owners Corporations with respect to the recovery of fees, resolving property disputes, repairs, noise/nuisance complaints, and providing general advice and interpretation of the Owners Corporation Act 2006 and other related legislation.
David adopts a pragmatic approach to litigation and ensures that he provides his clients with clear and quality advice. He enjoys the challenges associated with litigation and prides himself in delivering the best possible outcome for his clients.
David was made a full partner of the firm on 1st July 2021
Marcel Alter LL.B (Hons.), B.Eco., A.I.Arb.A
Marcel is an experienced mediator and lawyer.
Marcel is Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Mediation Specialist and a Member of the Law Institutes Panel of Mediators and accredited under the National Mediation Accreditation Scheme.
Marcel holds Arbitration qualifications through the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (IAMA), and Family Law mediation qualifications to act as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.
Marcel is qualified as an Arbitrator and Mediator with The Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators.
Marcel has mediated a broad range of disputes including contracts, partnerships, family law, succession planning, beneficiary entitlements, building issues, franchises, commercial leasing and workplace disputes.
Marcel currently does work for the Small Business Commissioner and Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).
Lauren Moloney LL.B, B.Com
Lauren graduated from La Trobe University in July 2019 with a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce.
She undertook her Practical Legal Training at the Leo Cussen Centre of Law and was admitted to practice in August 2020.
Lauren has worked closely with Colman providing administrative assistance and working alongside Tamar Bell during her time at Davies Moloney.
Lauren has experience in civil litigation, debt collection, family law and wills and probate.
Lauren is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.
Jack Gleeson LL.B
Jack graduated from La Trobe University in July 2019 and joined our team in September 2019.
He undertook his Practical Legal Training at Leo Cussen Centre of Law and he was admitted to practice in September 2020.
Jack has experience in property law, civil disputes, debt collection, commercial leasing and conveyancing.
Jack has provided valuable administrative and paralegal assistance to Colman, Marcel and David over his time at Davies Moloney.
Jack is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.
Tamar Bell B.A.
Tamar provides valuable support to Colman as his main Secretary, and to Lauren in the Melbourne office.
Law Clerk, 40+ years experience
Margaret has extensive experience in general debt collection procedures and specialises in the area of insolvency (both bankruptcy proceedings and winding up proceedings) in all jurisdictions.
Eliana Di Mase
Law Graduate/Legal Secretary
Eliana provides support to Marcel Alter and Jack Gleeson.
Bruce has over 40 years experience in the commercial field, having previously had his own business for 16 years. Bruce manages website maintenance, client portal maintenance and introduces new clientele to the business on a part time basis.
Farina Husni B.Acc, MBEcon.
Farina provides paralegal and administrative support to David Harper.
Celine Lloyd LL.B (Hons),BB.A
Celine provides valuable support to Colman.
Office Manager, 30+ years experience
Jane has extensive experience in commercial litigation and debt collection procedures and is the Office Manager and Bookkeeper for the practice.
Vesna Rampova F.Inst.L.Ex.
Law Clerk, 20+ years experience
Vesna is a Legal Executive and Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives (Victoria) and obtained an Associate Diploma in Business and Legal Practice in 1999. Vesna is an Associate member of the Law Institute of Victoria and a member of the Institute of Legal Executives (Vic). Vesna has extensive experience in commercial litigation and debt collection procedures.