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LLB, B.A., TEP
Nicholas Brand was admitted to practice in 1985. He commenced his own legal practice in 1992 and was a founding director of and head of litigation at Bazzani Brand Lawyers (1998 – 2007), and Bazzani Scully Brand Lawyers (2007 – 2013).
Nicholas joins Pointon Partners along with his long standing team, consisting of Rosemary McLoughlin and Brigid O’Dwyer, who have worked with him since the mid-1990s, and Abilene Singh, who commenced with Nicholas in early 2012.
Nicholas brings to Pointon Partners a significant breadth of legal knowledge and experience, and commercial skills. He has acted for small, medium and large companies and businesses, across a wide number of industries.
- Regularly deals with and appears in matters in the Federal Court, Supreme Court, County Court and VCAT, where he combines his detailed understanding of Court practice and procedure with highly developed tactical and case management skills.
- Acts in disputes relating to contracts, shareholders, partnerships, gaming and licensing, leasing, employment, wills/estates, trade practices, building and planning, property, and intellectual property matters.
- Advises commercial and corporate clients on matters involving general business and corporate affairs, and has considerable expertise in trusts and succession planning and commercial drafting.
- Is an accredited trust and equity practitioner with the International Society of Trust and Equity Practitioners
Nicholas is decisive and practical in his approach. His long standing relationships with his clients and his loyal following reflects his ability to understand his clients’ needs and to provide accurate legal advice to them.