Nick Floreani is a leading commercial junior specialising in construction and professional indemnity disputes.

As well as having significant experience in litigation in all State and Territory superior Courts, including at intermediate level, Nick has developed an expertise in all forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Nick acts for major construction, development and mining related companies in a wide range of matters in all State and Territory superior courts, including at intermediate level and in ADR processes, arbitration, adjudication, expert determinations, and mediations.

He regularly appears unled before Australian Defence Force Disciplinary Tribunals (Court Martials and Defence Force Magistrates) in his role as a Squadron Leader (Reserve Legal Officer) in the Royal Australian Air Force. In 2020, Nick acted on behalf of a Defence Member in the Inspector-General ADF Afghanistan Inquiry into the conduct of Australia’s Special Operations Task Group in Afghanistan between 2005 and 2016.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Australian Centre for International Arbitration (ACICA) and sits on several panels including Singapore International Mediation Institute, ACICA, Resolution Institute, Asian International Arbitration Centre, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Bali International Arbitration and Mediation Centre and Essential Services Commission of South Australia.

Nick has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a leading construction dispute resolution, commercial litigation and arbitration barrister and mediator.

He is available to accept briefs in litigation in all courts and ADR processes. He is also available to act as arbitrator, mediator or expert determiner in construction related disputes. 

Click here to view Nick's Curriculum Vitae.

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PH +61 3 (08) 8210 6513
Email [email protected]

Owen Dixon Chambers West
Ground Floor, 525 Lonsdale St
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Arbitration
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Corporate Insolvency
Public Examinations
Building Law & Construction Law
Commercial Building Disputes
Commercial Law
Asia Practice
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
International Commercial Law
Military Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Coronial Inquests
Disciplinary Tribunals
Military Tribunals
Royal Commissions
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Directors' & Officers' Insurance
International Commercial Law
Carriage of Goods
Hague Rules
International Tribunals
Jurisdictional Issues
Sale of Goods
Status of Foreign Judgements
Vienna Convention
Warsaw Convention
Military Law
Court Martial


Admitted to the Legal Profession:
03 Mar 1997
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
01 Aug 2020


B.Com, LLB, Dip. International Commercial Arbitration, Cert. Mediation and Conciliation, Professional Certificate in Arbitration, Grad. Dip. In Military Law