John Nolan

Call: 2024

Tel: +61 2 8227 4400

Practice Areas

  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy
  • Commercial and Equity
  • Corporations
  • Taxation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Competition & Consumer
  • Building & Construction
  • Criminal
  • Regulatory

John accepts briefs in all areas of law. He practices predominantly in commercial law, with a focus on insolvency, bankruptcy, corporations, banking and equity. John also has significant experience in Federal and State criminal law, and disputes relating to taxation, property and construction.

Prior to coming to the bar in 2024, John was employed as a Senior Associate in Ashurst’s tier-one Restructuring, Insolvency and Special Situations Group, as a Senior Associate at
Colin Biggers & Paisley in its Restructuring & Insolvency group, and as a Federal Prosecutor for the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

John was admitted to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales and the High Court in 2017. He has experience as solicitor advocate in contested applications in all jurisdictions in NSW and in the Federal Court of Australia. Whilst employed as a Federal Prosecutor, John regularly appeared as solicitor advocate for the Director in bail applications in the Local
Court of NSW and Supreme Court of NSW, in Commonwealth lists in Sydney and regional NSW, and in sentences in the Local and District Courts of NSW.

A small selection of cases (as solicitor)

  • Mooi Holdings Pty Ltd v SFN Constructions Pty Ltd [2023] NSWSC 573
  • NR Addlestone Pty Ltd v Henry v Kogan [2021] NSWSC 1410
  • Re Madden (in his capacity as receiver of Direct Acceptance Corporation Ltd (In Liq) (2019) ACSR 245
  • Hayes (Liquidator) v 5G Developments Pty Ltd, in the matter of 5G Developments Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 15414