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Nick
Modrzewski

Nick practises across a broad range of commercial law matters, including contractual disputes, property law, banking and finance, professional negligence and the Australian Consumer Law. He also accepts briefs in criminal and confiscation matters. He has appeared in the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the County Court, the Magistrates' Court, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Children’s Court.

Nick is a sessional lecturer at Victoria University, teaching the Law of Financial Institutions and Securities.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Nick was Senior Associate to the Hon. Justice Judd at the Supreme Court of Victoria, assisting in a variety of commercial matters, including high-volume debt recovery, contractual disputes and consumer law. He also worked in the Court of Appeal and the common law trial division for the Hon. Justices Coghlan and Zammit.

Nick has worked as a Philanthropy Consultant at Philanthropy Squared, advising not-for-profit boards and executive management about major gifts fundraising.  He is the Chair of an arts organisation, Play On, and a board member of West Space, a contemporary art space in Melbourne. He publishes in the area of arts law, including co-authoring a chapter in the Research Handbook on Art and Law (Edward-Elgar, 2020).

While at the University of Melbourne, Nick was a New Colombo Plan Scholar, studying for one semester in Singapore where he worked at Samuel Seow Law Corporation. He also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) from the Victorian College of the Arts.

Nick read with Christian Juebner and his senior mentor is Philip Solomon QC.

Memberships

Art and Collections Committee

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Contact

PH +61 3 03 9225 6777
Email [email protected]
FAX +61 3 03 9225 6355

Chambers: Room 0330
Dawson Chambers
405 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Appellate
Commercial Law
Property & Probate
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Contractual Disputes
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Banking & Finance
Common Law
Negligence
Criminal Law
Corporate / White Collar Crime
Confiscation of Assets
Appellate
Money Laundering
Fraud
Property
Proceeds of Crime
Drugs
Defamation
Equity & Trusts
Negligence
Professional Negligence
Public Law & Administrative Law

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
05 Dec 2017
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
10 May 2018

Qualifications

BFA, BA, LLB (Hons) (Melb)

Committee Memberships

Art and Collections Committee