Mr. Nicholas Allan

Phone: (02) 8239 3202allan
Fax:     (02) 8998 8516
Email:  n.allan@chambers.net.au

Date Of Admission: 2004

Areas Of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial
  • Contract
  • Equity

Recognition

Qualifications

  • BEc (Soc Sc)
  • LLB (Hons)

Sample of cases from the last 10 years

  • Re: an Adjudicator* (a pseudonym) (2017) – Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act – Unpaid concreting in regional council’s drainage works
  • Essey v Rafic Pty Ltd [2017] FWC 3880 – Claim of unfair dismissal – manager engaging in misconduct – manager’s attitude – immediate dismissal
  • In the matter of Likehart Pty Ltd (deregistered) (No 2) [2017] NSWSC 906 – Company law – company reinstatement to wind up – unfunded liquidator
  • In the matter of Likehart Pty Ltd (deregistered) [2017] NSWSC 884 – Company law – opposed company reinstatement – standing of applicants – derivative action
  • Jia v GJKR Pty Ltd [2017] NSWSC 629 – Retail leases – Appeal to Supreme Court – Losses claimed by landlord – Error of law
  • Kang v Goldsmith [2017] FCCA 845 – Bankruptcy law – Application to set aside bankruptcy notice – Service of notice by email
  • Kursun v Garreffa [2017] NCATCD N/K – Costs law – Mixed, complex result in case – Relevance of offers of compromise – Calderbank letters
  • Planet Red Pty Ltd v Commissioner of A.C.T. Revenue [2017] ACAT 18 – Land tax challenge – Historic, heritage building on land – Valuation methods
  • Kursun v Garreffa [2017] NSWCATCD 4 – Building law – Contractual scope of works – Identity of contracting party
  • Mielczarek v Commissioner of Fair Trading [2017] NSWCATAD 5 – Business licensing – the ‘public interest’ – tattoo parlours
  • Pozetu Pty Ltd v Alexander James Pty Ltd [2016] NSWCA 208 – Agreement to lease – Uncertainty about rent – Option to lease
  • Le v Tran [2016] NSWSC 632 – Landlord and tenant – Misleading and deceptive conduct – Ownership of the land
  • Alexander James Pty Ltd v Pozetu Pty Ltd (No. 2) [2016] NSWCATAP 75 – Costs in a tribunal – Meaning of ‘special circumstances’ – Legally complex matters
  • Re Jenkins* (a pseudonym) & Ors [2016] NSWSC – Law of settlements – summary dismissal – contracts
  • In the Matter of Structural Projects [2015] NSWSC 1859 – Company law – Winding up – Strike out – Defence seeking court’s discretion
  • Alexander James Pty Ltd v Pozetu Pty Ltd [2015] NSWCATAP 228 – Retail leases and equitable leases – Appeal – Right to specific performance

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