Bar Roll – 29th April, 2004  
Admitted – 6th May, 2002

Phone – 9225 7333
Email –
Chambers – Level 23, Room 2307, Owen Dixon Chambers West, 525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


Bar Roll – 29th April, 2004  
Admitted – 6th May, 2002

Phone – 9225 8773
Email –
Chambers – Level 23, Room 2307, Owen Dixon Chambers West, 525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Admitted to practice in

  • Victoria
  • Federal Jurisdictions

Area of Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Insolvency
  • Commercial Law
  • Contract
  • Corporations (Company) Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Local Government
  • Mediation
  • Property Law/Sale of Land
  • Town Planning


Nik Dragojlovic is an experienced and highly regarded barrister practising in commercial law. 

Nik welcomes both advocacy and advice briefs. He has a direct and practical approach to achieve optimal commercial outcomes for clients.  

He accepts briefs in the following types of matters: 

  • General commercial advice; 
  • Complex contractual disputes; 
  • Property law disputes; 
  • Insolvency, bankruptcy and winding-up proceedings; 
  • Corporations Law matters relating to breaches of directors duties, shareholder disputes and minority shareholder oppression claims; 
  • Claims for indemnity under contracts of insurance;  
  • Enforcement of rights under mortgages, guarantees and indemnities; and 
  • Administrative law and judicial review proceedings. 

Nik conducts his matters with pragmatism, professionalism and utmost discretion, and accordingly he is frequently briefed on behalf of high profile individual and corporate clients.  

Some examples of commercial and administrative law matters in which Nik has acted include: 

As a part of his commercial practice, Nik has a special interest in property law disputes.

He has experience in a broad range of property related proceedings, including: 

  • Building and construction disputes; 
  • Real property disputes including claims for adverse possession, enforcement and removal of caveats, restrictive covenants, easements; 
  • Co-ownership and leasehold (including retail lease) disputes; 
  • Common law claims for actions such as negligence, nuisance and trespass; 
  • Town planning, valuation and land compensation (compulsory acquisition) matters; 
  • Environmental compliance and land contamination claims.

Some examples of property law matters in which Nik has acted include: 

  • Advising and appearing on behalf of Vicinity Limited in relation to various retail shopping centre lease disputes; 
  • Advising Victory Offices Limited in relation to commercial leases and licences for flexible (co-working) office workspaces 
  • Advising the owners of the Southgate office and retail precinct regarding proposed redevelopment plans and amendments to the Melbourne Planning Scheme;  
  • Advising APA Group in relation to various energy infrastructure projects and land acquisition issues; 
  • Representing private and public stakeholders before Planning Panels Victoria in connection with Precinct Structure Plans (PSP) and Infrastructure Contribution Plans (ICP); 
  • Appearing in an application to remove a restrictive covenant ex parte in circumstances where there are no benefited lots under the terms of the covenant (Re Hunt [2017] VSC 779); 
  • Appearing in a legally significant case in relation to a claim for adverse possession over land burdened by a carriageway easement (Cervi v Letcher (2011) 33 VR 320).   

Nik is a keen CPD presenter and actively contributes to professional development on various topics.  You can view a selection of his works via the links below:

 Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.