James Nickless


About James

James Nickless is a Partner of Chambers Russell Lawyers and manages the firm’s Queensland practice. James is an expert in strata title law and litigation with extensive experience in general commercial litigation, building and construction disputes, debt recovery and insolvency. James served on the legislation committee of Strata Community Association (QLD) from 2013 to 2019, was elected to its Board of Directors in 2016.

As an experienced negotiator and litigator, James has acted on behalf of bodies corporate, lot owners, builders, developers, banks and other lenders, liquidators, trustees and receivers, public and private companies, as well as government authorities.

James is passionate about advancing the strata industry and is regularly engaged in advocating on behalf of the strata industry to government, the media and key stakeholders as well as presenting seminars on various aspects of strata law and professional development to clients, industry groups and Universities.

James holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of International Business from Griffith University and is admitted in Queensland and the High Court of Australia.