Nicholas Phillpott

Nicholas Phillpott
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Nicholas Phillpott
L.L.B., B.Ec.
Areas of Practice
Administrative Law, Insurance, Building and Construction, Commercial Law, Contract, Product Liability
Additional Info
Nicholas Phillpott practices in the area of Building and Construction Law. In particular, he appears in:

domestic building disputes;
commercial construction disputes;
Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act matters;
professional negligence claims;
insurance claims; and
Building Appeals Board and Building Practitioners Board hearings and inquiries.
Nicholas is also available to prepare all required court documentation and to appear in general commercial litigation matters in all jurisdictions.

Before coming to the Bar, Nicholas was an Associate to the Honourable Justice Ginnane in both the Supreme Court and County Court. He was also a solicitor at a small Construction Law Firm in which he appeared in the following matters:

Sartor & Anor v Theos & Ors [2015] VCAT 1312 - appearing for the Applicants, opposing an application to join further parties pursuant to Part IVAA of the Wrongs Act
Alpha Developers and Promoters Pty Ltd v Advance Building & Engineering Pty Ltd [2015] VCAT 317 - 5 day hearing, appearing for the Applicant
Reload Electrical Services Pty Ltd v Winra Constructions Pty Ltd (unreported, 10 February 2015) - appearing for the Respondent, opposing an injunction to restrain the termination of a sub-contract
O'Donnell & Anor v Absolute Builders Pty Ltd [2014] VCAT 952 - appearing for the Proposed Joined Party, opposing an application to be joined to the proceeding
Nicholas is reading with Romauld Andrew and his Senior Mentor is Tim Margetts QC.
Douglas Menzies Chambers
9225 8046
High Court of Australia