Nicholas Phillpott practices in the area of Building and Construction Law. In particular, he appears in:

  • domestic building disputes;
  • commercial construction disputes;
  • Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act matters;
  • professional negligence claims;
  • insurance claims; and
  • Building Appeals Board and Building Practitioners Board hearings and inquiries.

Nicholas also has an established practice in Owners Corporation Law. He is available to prepare all required court documentation and to appear in general commercial litigation matters in all jurisdictions.

Before coming to the Bar, Nicholas was an Associate to the Honourable Justice Ginnane in both the Supreme Court and County Court. He was also a solicitor at a small Construction Law Firm.

Selected reported decisions can be found here

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PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 8046
Email [email protected]

Chambers: Room 1413
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Arbitration
Commercial Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Contractual Disputes
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Public Law & Administrative Law
Judicial Review
Disciplinary Proceedings


Admitted to the Legal Profession:
14 Aug 2013
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
22 Oct 2015


L.L.B., B.Ec.

Committee Memberships

Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
Category C: Four counsel who are not of Queen's Counsel or Senior Counsel and are of less than six years standing
Counsel Committee
Readers' Course Committee