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Nick is a Partner in our Disputes Group. He joined Gadens in 2009 and continues his practice with a commercial litigation, insurance and insolvency focus. Nick has extensive experience in a broad range of complex commercial matters in the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme and County Courts of Victoria and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. He has a rural background which greatly assists in understanding and identifying agri-business and rural estate planning and succession issues.


  • Institution and defence of superior jurisdiction matters including arbitration.
  • Institution, conduct and defence of Federal Court and Supreme Court proceedings.
  • Corporate winding-up matters.
  • Institution, conduct and defence of Federal bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Advice regarding Corporations Act (Cwth) (and related legislation) matters including:
    -Directors’ common law and statutory duties;
    -Voidable and preference transactions;
    -Insolvent administration and liquidation of companies;
    -Enforcement proceedings issued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission; and
    -Corporate governance and shareholder disputes