Nick practises in commercial, maritime and public law.

Before coming to the Bar, Nick worked in the chambers of the Honourable Chief Justice Allsop of the Federal Court. Nick assisted in the management of the Court’s appellate jurisdiction and is experienced in each of the Court’s practice areas including commercial and corporations, admiralty and maritime, and administrative and constitutional law. Nick has particular experience in bankruptcy and insolvency, admiralty, insurance, commercial class actions, directors’ duties, and consumer and regulatory actions.

In addition to his work as a NCF Registrar, Nick was an Admiralty Marshal of the Federal Court and was involved in the arrest of ships.

Nick holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Western Australia. While completing undergraduate studies at the University of Western Australia Nick began an engineering degree before transferring into arts and law. Nick has a strong understanding of civil engineering principles. 

Nick read with Rob Craig. His senior mentor is Charles Scerri QC. 

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PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 7928

Chambers: Room 1221
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Civil Appeals
Commercial Law
Contractual Disputes
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Property & Probate
Transport Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Banking & Finance
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Criminal Law
Proceeds of Crime
Corporate / White Collar Crime
Equity & Trusts
Public Law & Administrative Law
Judicial Review
Merits Review


Admitted to the Legal Profession:
23 Jun 2015
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
26 Oct 2016


BA(Hons) (UWA), JD (Melb)