Nicholas was admitted as a solicitor in 2004 and came to the New South Wales bar in 2019.
As a solicitor and chartered accountant, Nicholas advised on all aspects of goods and services tax including, real estate, cross-border transactions, financial services and transaction/contract due diligence as well as state duties and land tax. He has represented clients operating in diverse industries such as agriculture, education, FMCG, government, insurance, not-for-profit/charity, professional services, real estate, retail, shipping/logistics and technology.
Nicholas has significant practical experience in managing and resolving interactions/disputation with the Federal Commissioner of Taxation, such as private ruling requests, amendment requests and more contentious matters such as voluntary disclosures, risk reviews, audits, objections, appeals, applications for remission of administrative penalties and interest and applications under the Scheme for Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective Administration (CDDA Scheme).
Family law and guardianship
Taxation / revenue
Chartered Accountant; Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Chartered Taxation Advisor; Taxation Institute of Australia
Certified Fraud Examiner; Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Master of Professional Accounting; University of Technology, Sydney
Master of Laws; University of Sydney
Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours; University of Technology, Sydney
Bachelor of Business with First Class Honours in Finance and Economics; University of Technology, Sydney