NICOLA BOWEN

Bar Roll – April 2014    
Admitted – February 2013

Phone – 9225 8493
Email – nbowen@vicbar.com.au
Chamber – Floor 10, Room 1021 Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William St, Melbourne

NICOLA BOWEN

Bar Roll – April 2014    
Admitted – February 2013

Phone – 9225 8493
Email – nbowen@vicbar.com.au
Chamber – Floor 10, Room 1021 Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William St, Melbourne

Admitted to practice in

  • Victoria
  • England & Wales

Area of Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Children’s Court
  • Commercial Law
  • Crimes Compensation
  • Crimes/Family Violence/Interv. Orders
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law (Including Defacto)
  • Immigration/Refugee Law
  • Magistrates Court – Civil

About

Nicola was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2003 and remained in full time practice at a Chambers in London until relocating to Australia in 2013. Her practice included family, criminal and immigration law. She appeared in proceedings in the English and Welsh Magistrates Courts, Tribunals, Crown Courts, County Courts, the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

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Her family law practice included parenting and property matters, Hague Convention applications and care proceedings. She is an experienced trial advocate and appeared in trials for murder, drug offences and serious violent crimes. Her immigration work focused on the points based system and refugee appeals along with judicial review applications in the High Court. Nicola also practised in the fields of employment, regulatory and general civil law.

Since relocating to Australia, Nicola has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria and prior to signing the Roll, was employed at a boutique law firm practising in family, criminal and commercial law. She has appeared in the Magistrates Court, County Court, the Federal Circuit and the Family Court.

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