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Chris Nielsen

Senior Associate

61 2 9947 6544

61 411 737 419

Chris is a commercial litigator who acts for clients in a diverse range of litigation and disputes, including complex equitable claims, contract disputes, trade practices and disputes involving construction projects and property development.

 

60 seconds about Chris

Chris' focus is on providing innovative and commercially-focussed solutions for clients in all aspects of commercial disputes and litigation.

Chris routinely acts for both public and private corporations, Federal and State government agencies, as well as individuals, in forums including the High Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Courts of New South Wales and Victoria, the New South Wales Court of Appeal, as well as the Local Court and administrative tribunals.

Chris has particular experience acting in claims where equitable relief is sought, including partnership disputes, claims in restitution, and claims involving breaches of fiduciary duties and the imposition of constructive trusts. Chris also has extensive experience acting for and advising clients in the construction and property development industries regarding disputes involving the interpretation of contractual terms.

 

Qualifications

BCom LLB (Hons)

Chris's recent experience

  • Commonwealth of Australia

    Acting in Supreme Court of NSW proceedings defending a complex contractual claim arising out of a major telecommunications infrastructure project.

  • Ariix LLC

    Acting for a multi-national health supplements distributor in Federal Court of Australia proceedings in which urgent injunctive relief and damages were sought arising out of 'cybersquatting' and conduct on social media designed to disparage the distributor's reputation.

  • Link Market Services Group

    Acting in a claim involving the administration of a superannuation fund.

  • Roads and Maritime Services

    Advising in relation to a claim against a contractor arising out of contaminated land on a significant infrastructure project.

  • MLC Limited

    Acting in Supreme Court of NSW proceedings defending a claim for the equitable rectification of an insurance policy and significant damages for breach of contract.

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