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About Nicholas Weston

Our firm

Nicholas Weston is an award winning powerhouse niche Australian commercial law firm and corporate consultancy working within organisations to anticipate, illuminate and help them master intricate legal and commercial environments. Our firm delivers high value legal solutions by applying best practice, Lean Six Sigma discipline, outstanding service and a team of some of the foremost lawyers, trade marks attorneys and corporate consultants in Australia.

We are a dedicated, client-facing organisation. Our work with some of the world’s most famous brands is praised by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, Corporate Intl Magazine and ACQ5 Global Awards for pre-eminence. The firm’s principal Nick Weston was appointed a WIPO Neutral in 2008 and since then has won numerous awards including ACQ5 IP Lawyer of the Year Australia in both 2012 and 2013.

Approach

Our approach follows much the same course in each engagement, we have a value conversation with the client then work to deliver that value efficiently with predictable fees, lower client costs, transparency, and WebTMS online matter access. We use CRM, matter management, project management, workflow and technology tools, data and metrics, and we have a culture of continuous improvement.

Capability

Our work covers both the standard and the unusual. The firm cultivates its reputation as a powerhouse niche firm able to handle complex work, but with a lower cost base than large firms, and no difference in quality. The firm has extensive experience in national and international matters. Our comprehensive business practice cuts across the “top-tier” practice area mind-set to provide complete solutions without over-servicing or double handling.

Ethics

We are guided by a strong sense of propriety, decency, discretion and fairness and we act accordingly. We can be tough-minded but try to do what we should do, not simply what we could do.

Costs

We recognise that clients rely on us for economical and cost-effective pricing that is fair to both parties. We staff efficiently, consider your business and personal goals and seek to deliver high quality work without the big firm price-points.

We have developed some extremely effective systems including a strong set of precedents smart use of technology and frequent reporting on activities and budgets.

Exceptional Experience

Nicholas Weston’s professional staff has experience in associations, aviation claims, banking, biotechnology, business and crisis management, finance, forensic investigations, industry, insurance, intellectual property, injunctions, investments, litigation, regulation, research, retail, sport and trade. The knowledge and contacts gathered over the years allow us to take a commercially integrated approach to handling your matters.