We are very experienced commercial litigation and insolvency lawyers.

Our management team has over 30 years of experience both as solicitors and barristers and have been at the forefront of some of the most complex litigation conducted in Victoria and interstate.

Nigel Evans - Director

Nigel Evans

Director

Nigel has spent more than eleven years as a barrister honing the skill of identifying, early, the issues that are critical to resolving a dispute. Nigel brings a fresh, new approach and a desire to make meaningful change to the experience for clients and the way lawyers practise.

Nigel's expertise traverses all areas of commercial law including insolvency, corporations law, contract law, equity and trusts, financial services related disputes, property and building and construction disputes.

Nigel has particular expertise in tax related disputes, having regularly acted for the Commissioner of Taxation and taxpayers in a range of Commonwealth taxation disputes including matters involving income tax, CGT, GST, the research and development tax offset and complex debt recovery.

+61 422 915 898
+61 3 9046 8542
nigel@aptumlegal.com.au
Alex Nicol - Director

Alex Nicol

Director

Alex is a founding director of Aptum. He is driven to create a law firm with a difference - one that provides exceptional legal services but gives a superior experience both for clients and lawyers. An experience focussed on communication, commercial outcomes and certainty.

Alex has over 11 years of experience working on complex insolvency administrations and large scale commercial litigation. Alex has advised insolvency practitioners, banks and creditors on issues surrounding the appointment of external administrators, proof of debt claims, enforcing securities, deeds of company arrangement and sales of business assets.

His litigation expertise covers the field of personal and corporate insolvency claims (from appointment, through recoveries and remuneration to the conclusion of the administration) and extends to the project management of large scale commercial disputes.

+61 411 153 881
+61 3 9046 8542
alex@aptumlegal.com.au
Marita Evans - Director

Marita Evans

Director

Marita is a founding director of Aptum. Marita spent her formative years as a lawyer in top-tier law firms. Marita has, with despair, watched a parade of incredibly bright, talented young lawyers leave the profession for better working environments. Marita's goal is to create a workplace where lawyers feel valued, nurtured and respected.

Marita has been a lawyer for over 20 years, practising in top tier commercial law firms in Australia and the United Kingdom. She has also practised as a barrister at the Victorian Bar.

+61 408 780 305
+61 3 9046 8542
marita@aptumlegal.com.au
David Mason - Senior Lawyer

David Mason

Senior Lawyer

David brings a methodical and carefully managed approach to his practice to provide Aptum's clients with a well-considered but efficient pathway to achieving their goals.

David's practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution and insolvency and restructuring matters, with particular emphasis on disputes arising out of large or complex insolvent administrations. His practice spans a wide array of areas of commercial law, including corporations law, contract law and product liability disputes. David has provided regulatory advice and issue-management services for clients in highly regulated industries in Australia.

David also served as the Associate to the Honourable Justice Anthony Besanko of the Federal Court of Australia, giving him an insider's insight into the workings of the judiciary and the conduct of civil disputes in the federal jurisdiction.

+61 433 622 482
+61 3 9046 8542
david@aptumlegal.com.au
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