Nicholas Briggs Special Counsel

Nicholas is a dispute resolution lawyer specialising in complex Federal and Supreme Court litigation with a particular emphasis on class actions and insolvency related litigation.

Nicholas has acted in numerous large scale class actions and other complex litigious matters, including recently in the RiverCity class action which involved multi-million dollar claims. He is also presently acting for the claimants in an international arbitration Timor-Leste under the ICSID Convention. 

Nicholas also has significant experience in professional liability litigation.

Career & qualifications


  • Juris Doctor, University of Technology Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts & Media and Communications, University of New South Wales


  • Law society of New South Wales
  • Law Society of South Australia

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