This is a selection of the cases in which Nick has been involved over the last few years:
Auto Parts Group v Cooper  QSC 155 – Restraints of trade in employee contracts.
Browning v ACN 149 351 413 Pty Ltd (in liq)  QCA 169 – Contract law and insolvency protections required by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission as a condition of building licences.
Clift v Carter Capner Law  QSC 78 – Enforceability of speculative costs agreements and the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to compel a solicitor to deliver an itemised bill.
Courtney v Chalfen  QCA 294 – Stay of proceedings inappropriately commenced in Queensland against a party resident in the Cayman Islands.
Crocker v Infa-Secure Pty Ltd  FCA 84 – Vexatious litigant orders.
Flegg v Hallett  QSC 167 – Defamation, including one of the largest overall damages awards ever achieved in Queensland.
Flegg v Hallett (No 2)  2 Qd R 483 – The overlap between parliamentary privilege and defamation law.
Flogineering Pty Ltd v Blu Logistics SA Pty Ltd  FCA 1479 – Misleading and deceptive conduct with respect to the use of measuring instruments in the transport of bulk milk.
Gobbert v Elders Rural Services Australia Ltd  QDC 219 – Misleading and deceptive conduct and reasonableness in reliance.
Infa-Secure Pty Ltd v Crocker (No 3)  FCA 1605 – Misleading and deceptive conduct and unjustified claims under the Copyright Act. This case involved a detailed consideration of the principles as to whether conduct is in trade or commerce.
Lowden v Elliott Harvey Securities Ltd (No 2)  FCA 740 – Inspection of documents held by liquidators in the context of ongoing litigation.
Mather v Smith  1 Qd R 606 – Defamation and the defence of qualified privilege.
Nendy v Armstrong  QSC 380 – Estoppel by encouragement as an alternative to specific performance of a land contract.
Palmer v Ayres; Ferguson v Ayres (2017) 341 ALR 18 – The constitutionality of bestowing the power to conduct public examinations in respect of trading corporations on courts exercising federal jurisdiction.
Palmer v Nationwide News Pty Ltd  QSC 174 – Defamation and defamatory meaning.
Palmer; re Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd (in liq)  FCA 1048 – Setting aside examination summonses under Part 5.9 of the Corporations Act 2001.
Palmer; re Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd (in liq)  FCA 1094 – Leave to appeal on the same issue.
Parkinson v Mackay Sugar Ltd  QSC 168 – Interpretation of sugar supply contracts in central Queensland.
Rivergate Marina & Shipyard Pty Ltd v Morphett  QDC 141 – Contractual responsibility for the sinking of a yacht at a marina.
Schoch v Mineralogy Pty Ltd  QSC 326 – Formation of contracts and interpretation of them.
Seeto Kui (Holdings) Ltd v Chow  QCA 112 – Leave to proceed after delay when the only question remaining is costs.