Carey J Nichol


Barrister | Accredited Mediator

Admitted:
1 Apr 1981
Bar:
22 Nov 2001
Location:
Room 3116, Aickin Chambers,
200 Queen Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Carey is available to confer, advise and conduct online mediations using Zoom software when convenient to solicitors and clients.

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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 well in excess of 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 been an accredited mediator under the Farm Debt Mediation Act (1994) NSW.

Carey is a member of the Commercial Bar Association and is a long standing member of the Victorian Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.

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

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Appellate
Commercial Law
Common Law
Defamation
Equity & Trusts
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

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DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Carey is available to confer, advise and conduct online mediations using Zoom software when convenient to solicitors and clients.

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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 well in excess of 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 been an accredited mediator under the Farm Debt Mediation Act (1994) NSW.

Carey is a member of the Commercial Bar Association and is a long standing member of the Victorian Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.

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

Committee Memberships

  • (Member) Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • (Member) Magistrates Court - Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee