David Grinston

Senior Associate LLB , Fellow of Securities Institute



David is a lawyer with considerable experience in private commercial practice and as an in-house corporate counsel for Epson Australia He specialises in designing and delivering Corporations Law and Competition Law compliance training programs. He is a VETAB Accredited Trainer and Assessor and is a part time tutor at the University of Technology Sydney and a mentor in the Australian National University’s Legal Workshop.




David has prepared and presented the following training on behalf of Compliance Australia:

  • A training program for dealers and client advisers for Westpac Institutional Bank on their obligations under the Corporations Act
  • A training program for all staff of Westpac Broking on their obligations under the Corporations Act and the ASX Business Rules
  • Training sessions for private client dealers and advisers for BNP Paribas
  • Training sessions for all staff of Duke Energy Australia Trading and Marketing (DEATM) on market misconduct under the Corporations Act
  • A training session for Babcock & Brown on Continuous DisclosureTraining program and expert report to the ACCC for a major electronics distributor

David has also conducted training courses for the Securities Institute and the University of Technology, including:

  • Takeovers
  • Business Structures, Contract Law and Trade Practices
  • Prospectus compliance
  • Securities dealer and advisor duties
  • Licensing requirements under the Corporations Act