Nick is a Director of The Defence Lawyers, having established the firm with Leo Hartley in 2019.
The Defence Lawyers are a team of dedicated lawyers specialising in Criminal Law, Restraining Orders and Traffic Law.
Nick graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2010 with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce. Nick was admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2012 and in the High Court of Australia in 2019.
Nick started his career as the Associate to the Hon. Justice Murphy in the Supreme Court (Court of Appeal). He then commenced practising as a criminal lawyer, working with Mara Barone SC and then Gary Massey – both of whom went on to become Judges of the District Court of Western Australia.
Nick regularly appears as counsel in complex criminal matters. Nick has significant experience in:
- Drug trafficking and importation offences
- Assault offences
- Sexual offences
- Bail applications
- Restraining Orders
When your back is against the wall - and your freedom and reputation are on the line - you need a lawyer who is willing to go the extra distance. Nick and the team at The Defence Lawyers listen, care and come with you on the journey.