Nathan Avery-Williams

Contact Details

  • Called to the Bar


  • Areas of Practice

  • Qualifications

    Bachelor of Laws – University of New South Wales

  • Professional experience

    Solicitor, 2009-2014

  • Selected Cases

    • Elei & Dodt [2018] FamCAFC 92– Full Court of the Family Court, appeal from interim property application
    • Bhatt & Acharya (Costs) [2017] FamCAFC 71– Full Court of the Family Court
    • Crane v The Mission to Seafarers Newcastle Incorporated [2018] NSWSC 429– Appeal from Local Court – competency challenge to appeal
    • Ellestra Pty Ltd v Farmakis [2018] NSWSC 613– Breach of trust, whether “security bond” intended to become part of the property of the purchaser – whether money held on resulting trust with implied obligation to return the money if purpose failed – whether money received by defendant
    • Ellestra Pty Ltd v Farmakis [2018] NSWSC 665– Costs
    • Concrete Mining Structures Pty Ltd v Cellcrete Australia Pty Ltd (No 3) [2017] FCA 1483– application for Summary Judgment
    • Concrete Mining Structures Pty Ltd v Cellcrete Australia Pty Ltd (No 2) [2016] FCA 360– security for costs
    • Concrete Mining Structures Pty Ltd v Cellcrete Australia Pty Ltd [2015] FCA 888– directors duties, confidential information, constructive trust
    • Vanguard Financial Planners Pty Ltd v Ale [2017] NSWSC 196– preliminary motions regarding legal professional privilege
    • Giliberti v Galluzzo [2017] NSWLEC 1126 – trees, disputes between neighbours
    • Edmonds v Morrissey [2016] NSWSC 342– construction of will
    • Dickins v Southern Cross Care (NSW & ACT) (Retirement Villages) [2016] ACAT 13-statutory interpretation
    • Flanagan v Flanagan [2015] NSWSC 697– possession of land – executors seek order against occupants of estate property – whether arguable defence raised – Defendants subsequently concede possession must be given – whether costs should be payable by Defendants
    • Barrak Corporation Pty Ltd v The Kara Group of Companies Pty Ltd [2014] NSWCA 395– appeal in relation to solicitor’s professional responsibilities
    • Lawrence v Martin [2014] NSWSC 1506– family provision
    • Abu-Mahmoud v Consolidated Lawyers Pty Ltd [2015] NSWSC 547– (as solicitorprofessional negligence
    • Chameleon Mining NL v Murchison Metals Limited [2010] FCA 1129– (as solicitor), constructive trust, directors duties
    • Drayson v Drayson [2011] NSWSC 965– (as solicitor) family provision
    • Buzzle Operations Pty Ltd (In Liq) v Apple Computer Australia Pty Ltd [2010] NSWSC 233– (as solicitor) shadow directors, insolvent trading
    • Alexander v Jansson [2010] NSWCA 176 (as solicitor)- family provision appeal