Having graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Nikki spent her first 5 years of legal practice with a large, independent commercial law firm before joining Bennett in 2011.
Nikki maintains a specialist defamation and media law practice assisting individuals and companies navigate and resolve issues arising from publications that effect reputation. Having had conduct of some of the most prominent defamation cases in the Supreme Court of WA (including conduct of Mr Lloyd Rayney’s landmark defamation matter for more than 15 years), Nikki has represented a variety of:
- high net worth individuals
- professionals -politicians, lawyers, doctors, dentists, accountants
- high profile sporting personalities
- celebrities, including a prominent photographer
- small business owners
- company directors
Nikki also has a background in general litigation, having acted for individuals as well as public and private companies and their directors in contractual claims, negligence, misleading or deceptive conduct matters, partnership disputes, Corporations Act matters, misrepresentation claims and equitable actions such as breach of fiduciary duties and unconscionability.