Here at Smart Strata, we are preparing to make waves as our lineup of speakers gets stronger by the week. The panel so far consists of Andrew Suttie – Nicholsons Solicitors, Trevor Rawnsley – ARAMA, Jason Carlson – Grace Lawyers and adjudicators Juliette Nairn – OMB Solicitors and Chris Irons – Strata Solve.
Our next speaker fits in perfectly with the rest. Set to bring a strong argument and boasting an impressive amount of knowledge around the Strata community and issues faced within the industry.
James Nickless will be taking a seat on the stage at our Gold Coast Community Seminar on the 14th of May.
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, and served as President from 2019 to 2021.
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.
James’s experience within the Strata Industry along with the knowledge brought to the table by the other Gold Coast Panelist’s Jason Carlson and Trevor Rawnsley is certainly going to make for a great Debate.
If you want to come along and hear what this powerhouse panel has to say you can register now.
- Gold Coast – Saturday 14th May, 9.30am for 10.00am starting, Southport Sharks – register here
Unable to make the Gold Coast Seminar? We have 5 other locations on our roadshow. Register at your closest location below:
- Sunshine Coast – Thursday 12th May, 4.30pm for 5.00pm start, Maroochydore RSL – register here
- Airlie Beach – Tuesday 24th May, 5.30pm for 6.00pm start, Coral Sea Resort – register here
- Townsville – Wednesday 25th May, 5.30pm for 6.00pm start, Mercure Townsville – register here
- Cairns – Thursday 26th May, 5.30pm for 6.00pm start, DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns – register here
- Brisbane – Wednesday 15th June, 5.30pm for 6.00pm start, The Greek Club – register here
Smart Strata and foundation partners, Archers the Strata Professionals, deliver these seminar series providing advice that you would normally pay thousands of dollars for.
We are working hard to create a knowledgeable and insightful discussion that you will want to be a part of.
The Smart Strata Team