Nicole Papaleo Portrait

Nicole Papaleo

Bar roll 2013 Admitted 2010
  • Commercial Law Tort Law
  • Public Law
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Nicole Papaleo has a general commercial litigation practice

Since coming to the bar in 2013, Nicole has been briefed in a broad range of commercial, administrative and regulatory matters, including in the areas of contract, insolvency, corporations and securities, insurance, equity and trusts, professional negligence and disputes concerning incorporated and unincorporated associations (acting on behalf of a political party).

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.


Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers West
Level 23 Room 15

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Wills & Probate
Tort Law
  • Common Law
  • Negligence
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Aged Care
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Judicial Review



Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Arts 

Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Commercial Law

Secretary to the Department of Justice and Regulation v VTN [2018] VSC 296

Food and Beverage Australia Ltd v Andrews [2017] VSCA 258

Hannan v Zindilis [2016] VSC 723

Zenith 500 Pty Ltd (as trustee for the Adamidis Family Trust) v Stavrakis and Alexopoulos [2016] VCC 1146

McMann v Mawson Restructures and Workouts Pty Ltd, in the matter of Walton Construction (Qld) Pty Ltd (in liq) [2016] FCA 1152 

Cheetham v 805 Archer Road Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors [2015] VSC 96

Davey and Australian Electoral Commission and Ors [2014] AATA 355 

Jin Song Han v Australian Kung Fu Federation Inc [2014] VSC 36 

Financial Ombudsman Services Limited v Pioneer Credit Acquisition Services Pty Ltd [2014] VSC 172 

Davey and Australian Electoral Commission and Anor [2013] AATA 794