Lisa Nichols QC

Bar Roll: 2007 Silk: 2017
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Lisa’s practice focuses on commercial law, regulatory matters including competition and consumer law, and professional liability.  Lisa has extensive experience in class actions and has appeared in many complex multi-party actions involving directors’ and trustees’ liability, insurance and insolvency disputes and economic and international tort claims.  Lisa was appointed Silk in 2017.  She has appeared as Senior Counsel for ASIC in the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (2018).  She was junior Counsel Assisting the Bushfires Royal Commission.  Lisa has acted for a diverse range of clients including listed companies, company directors, regulators, government agencies, individuals and insurers.

Lisa has been a commercial litigator since 1998.  Prior to coming to the Bar, Lisa was a partner at Slater & Gordon.  There she was the head of its commercial litigation practice in Melbourne.

On graduating from Monash University Lisa was awarded the Supreme Court Prize.

Class ActionsCommercialCompetitionConflicts of LawEquity & TrustsProfessional NegligenceRegulatoryTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

QUALIFICATIONS:

LLB (Hons)

On graduating from Monash University Lisa was awarded the Supreme Court Prize.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Victorian Legal Admissions Committee.

Lisa Nichols QC

Bar Roll: 2007 Silk: 2017
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Profile

Lisa’s practice focuses on commercial law, regulatory matters including competition and consumer law, and professional liability.  Lisa has extensive experience in class actions and has appeared in many complex multi-party actions involving directors’ and trustees’ liability, insurance and insolvency disputes and economic and international tort claims.  Lisa was appointed Silk in 2017.  She has appeared as Senior Counsel for ASIC in the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (2018).  She was junior Counsel Assisting the Bushfires Royal Commission.  Lisa has acted for a diverse range of clients including listed companies, company directors, regulators, government agencies, individuals and insurers.

Lisa has been a commercial litigator since 1998.  Prior to coming to the Bar, Lisa was a partner at Slater & Gordon.  There she was the head of its commercial litigation practice in Melbourne.

On graduating from Monash University Lisa was awarded the Supreme Court Prize.

Areas of Practice

Class ActionsCommercialCompetitionConflicts of LawEquity & TrustsProfessional NegligenceRegulatoryTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

Cases

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

LLB (Hons)

On graduating from Monash University Lisa was awarded the Supreme Court Prize.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Victorian Legal Admissions Committee.