David Lerch

David Lerch
Trainee Accountant

David Lerch is a Trainee Accountant at Palfreyman Chartered Accountants. David’s main area of work is in assisting the team with individual taxation requirements.


David is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Newcastle. With the combination of this degree and the position in our Firm, David looks to pursue a career as a Chartered Accountant once graduated.


Finalist – 2021 Australian Accounting Awards “Accounting Student of the Year

Outside the office

Outside of work and university, David is an avid sportsperson competing in indoor and outdoor soccer, and athletics. David has competed at the NSW Country Championships every year since 2017 and coaches an under 18’s outdoor soccer team. Some of David’s favourite achievements include being awarded Dux and receiving the University of Newcastle Vice Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence in Year 12 in 2016.