Nick Cooper is a partner in the national Clayton Utz Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, and partner- in-charge of the firm’s Perth office.
With more than 20 years’ experience in general commercial litigation, Nick works with clients who are active in a range of sectors to help them appropriately manage and achieve commercial outcomes in resolving their complex disputes. He has a special interest and experience in energy and resources litigation, professional negligence, regulatory investigations and proceedings, administrative law and insurance and risk.
Nick’s clients include a wide variety of energy, mining and associated companies involved in contractual disputes and regulatory matters. Nick is also regularly instructed by MDA National, defending medical practitioners against negligence claims, regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings.
Nick regularly instructs and appears in a wide range of courts and tribunals, including the Federal Court of Australia, Supreme Court of Western Australia, District Court of Western Australia and the State Administrative Tribunal. He has also appeared in the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
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