Nick practises in commercial, maritime, insurance and private international law.

Before coming to the Bar, Nick worked in the chambers of the Honourable Chief Justice Allsop of the Federal Court in the role of NCF Registrar and Admiralty Marshal.

Some recent matters in which Nick has been briefed include:

  • Zetta Jet Pte Ltd v The Ship "Dragon Pearl" [2018] FCAFC 99 for the Respondent (led by Angus Stewart SC);
  • Zetta Jet Pte Ltd v The Ship "Dragon Pearl" (No 2) [2018] FCAFC 132 for the Respondent (led by Angus Stewart SC);
  • Muto v Shepparton City Council [2018] VSCA 73 for the Appellant (led by Jeremy Twigg QC);
  • BMV16 v Minister for Home Affairs [2018] FCAFC 90 for the Appellant (led by Matthew Albert);
  • Talias & Anor v Kioupelis & Anor [2017] VCC 1920 for the Plaintiffs;
  • Admiralty and maritime and cross border insolvency proceedings including arrest, damage and environmental damages issues;
  • Corporate oppression proceedings and other matters arising under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth); and
  • Matters arising under the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 (Vic) and the Building Act 1993 (Vic).

Nick holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Western Australia.

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
Transport Law
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Civil Procedure Law
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Contractual Disputes
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
International Commercial Law
Property & Probate
Energy Law & Resources Law
Equity & Trusts
International Law
Public International Law
Private International Law
Conflict of Laws
Choice of Law / Jurisdiction
Transport Law
Admiralty Law / Maritime Law


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


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