PROFILE

Full Name: Carey J Nichol
Email: cnichol@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 8638
Secretary:+61 3 9225 8027
Fax:+61 3 9225 7773
Mobile:0407 563 201
Chambers: Aickin Chambers
Room: 3116
Date of Admission: 31 Mar 1981
Called to the Bar: 22 Nov 2001
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 8 Apr 2008
Accredited as Mediator: 29 Apr 2004
Advanced Mediator: 11 May 2006
Qualifications: B Ec, LLB
Previous Occupation: Partner, Anderson Rice 1986-2001

Profile

Prior to coming to the law, Carey Nichol initially worked in the external audit division of Chartered Accountants Deloittes. On being admitted to practice in 1981, he was then an employee solicitor at Middleton's until 1984 when he joined Anderson Rice. Carey was a partner in Anderson Rice from 1986 and headed up the Commercial Litigation Section of that firm until leaving to join the Victorian Bar in 2001. Carey was a member of the Executive of the Law Institute Litigation Lawyers Section and also a member of the County Court Liaison Committee for a number of years.

Carey has a wealth of experience in most areas of litigation spanning in excess of some 37 years in private practice. During this time Carey has acted for clients and appeared in the Federal Court, Supreme Court, County Court, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Magistrates' Court jurisdictions.

Carey has a special interest in Alternative Dispute Resolution and has since being accredited in 2004 acted as mediator in over 1000 mediations in a wide variety of matters. Carey is a nationally Accredited Mediator and also obtained a Accreditation as an Advanced Mediator the Victorian Bar in May 2006. He is also a member of the Panel of mediators of the Law Institute of Victoria, and is also an accredited mediator under the Farm Debt Mediation Act (1994) NSW.

Carey is a member of the Commercial Bar Association. 

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation
Banking and Finance
Bankruptcy/Insolvency
Commercial Law
Consumer Law Fair Trading
Corporations and Securities
Franchising
Insurance
Partnership Law
Probate/Wills/TFM
Professional Negligence
Property Law
Residential/Retail Tenancies
Torts

AREAS OF MEDIATION
Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation
Banking and Finance
Bankruptcy/Insolvency
Building and Construction
Commercial Law
Consumer Law Fair Trading
Corporations and Securities
Employment
Equity/Trusts
Family Law/ De Facto
Franchising
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Partnership Law
Probate/Wills/TFM
Professional Negligence
Property Law
Residential/Retail Tenancies
Torts

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Areas of Practice

Commercial

  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Competition
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Securities and Investments

Equity

  • Family Provision
  • Real Property
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate

Industrial/Employment

  • Employment Contracts and Restraint of Trade

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Mediators
  • Neutral Evaluators

Areas of Mediation

Common Law/Personal Injury

  • Intentional Torts
  • Professional Negligence

Commercial

  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building and Construction
  • Competition
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property
  • Securities and Investments

Family Law and Guardianship

Equity

  • Family Provision
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate

Industrial/Employment

  • Employment Contracts and Restraint of Trade

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Mediators

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia

Committee Memberships

  • Magistrates Court - Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee


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