David Velleley

BA, LLB, Dip Acting

Lawyer & Mentor


Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Law
Diploma of Acting
Australian Legal Practitioner


At Leo Cussen

David is a Lawyer and Mentor for our Practical Legal Training Law Grads at Leo Cussen Centre for Law.


Before Leo Cussen

David has broad experience in general legal practice and has worked as a Solicitor in State Government Legal Departments. He also worked in a large city commercial firm and in smaller city, suburban and regional firms.

For many years David was a sole practitioner operating a general practice which transitioned into a firm focused on civil litigation.

David was previously a lecturer of Practical Legal Training.



Law Institute of Victoria
Foundation Member Australia Lawyers Alliance


Achievements/Special Interests

David has trained as a professional Actor.


Outside Leo Cussen

David enjoys acting, science, reading and trying to keep fit.