Nigel is a consultant in the corporate and commercial team focusing on insolvency and corporate reconstruction. He is an Accredited Specialist in commercial litigation by the Law Institute of Victoria and has practised for over 30 years in this area. He has a significant practice advising the lawyer’s professional indemnity insurer on claims against lawyers arising out of corporate and commercial transactions.
Nigel was National Chairman of the Insolvency & Reconstruction Committee of the Law Council of Australia, a role in which he was responsible for expanding the committee membership to include all states and to give it a national focus on law reform issues. Nigel is an ongoing member of this committee. He was also a member of the Law Institute of Victoria Commercial Litigation Law Specialisation Advisory Committee from 2011 to 2019. Nigel is recommended in numerous leading legal guides for his expertise in both insolvency and dispute resolution.
Nigel is listed in the 2013 to 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in Australia in the field of Insolvency and Reorganisation Law and in the 2016 to 2024 editions, he is listed for Alternative Dispute Resolution. In 2024 The Best Lawyers in Australia also recognised Nigel for his expertise in Trusts and Estates. Nigel was named in Doyle's Guide 2016 as a recommended lawyer in Insolvency and Restructuring in Melbourne.
Nigel is admitted to practice in Victoria and the Federal Courts. He joined the legal practice in 2012.