Year and Place of First Admission
1999, Northern Territory
High Court, Federal Courts and Tribunals, Northern Territory
Bachelor of Laws (1st Class Honours), Bachelor of Economics
Areas of Practice
Administrative and Public Law, Appeals, Commercial Law, Company Law, Constitutional Law, Engineering and Construction Law, Equity, Partnerships and Trusts, Injunctions, Insolvency, Insurance, Licensing, Mining Resources and the Environment , Personal Injury, Professional Services, Real Property, Trade Practices, Wills and Probate, Workers’ Compensation.
Nikolai served as Associate to Justice Angel of the Supreme Court in 1998 and was admitted as a legal practitioner in August 1999. He was employed as a solicitor with Clayton Utz and as a senior associate with Purcell Lancione Cureton and Minter Ellison acting predominantly in government and commercial litigation matters. Nikolai was called to the Bar in June 2004.
He is a member of the Northern Territory Law Reform Committee and the Valuation Board of Review Panel, a Hearing Commissioner under the Business Tenancies (Fair Dealings) Act and he lectured in Civil Procedure at Charles Darwin University in 2004 and 2005.
William Forster Chambers
26 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 4369
DARWIN NT 0801
Tel: 08 8982 4700
Fax: 08 8941 1541