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Nick Longley



Level 39, Bourke Place
600 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Office Telephone: +61 (0)3 8601 4500
Office Fax: +61 (0)3 8601 4555

Direct Dial (Melbourne): +61 (0)3 8601 4585

Mobile: +61 408 231 428

Hong Kong

15th Floor, Tower One
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong SAR

Office Telephone: +852 3983 7788
Office Fax: +852 3983 7766

Direct Dial (Hong Kong): +852 3983 7680 Download VCard

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Nick advises on construction and construction insurance law, focusing particularly on arbitration relating to major infrastructure and energy-related projects. He advises governments, employers, main contractors, specialist subcontractors, construction professionals and insurers on all aspects of construction law, including procurement, contract production and negotiation, claims preparation and dispute resolution. He also advises insurers and insureds on policy interpretation, claims and subrogated claims.

He is a fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Law Society of Hong Kong's Insurance Law Committee and The Society of Construction Law. Nick is on the list of arbitrators at the HKIAC, an IAMA Grade 3 arbitrator as well as being on the list of arbitrators held by the KL International Arbitration Centre. Nick is admitted in England and Wales, Hong Kong and Victoria, Australia.

Nick used to work in both the Hong Kong and Melbourne office but is now based in Melbourne, working on projects all over the world.

Nick is listed as a Construction expert in Who's Who Legal 2018.

Nick is highly recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 for Construction and the International Who's Who includes him within their list of the World's leading construction lawyers. Sources praise Nick for his "hands-on approach" and noted: "with his involvement, we feel comfortable that the company's interests will be safeguarded" (Chambers Asia Pacific 2014).


Known as one of the world's most liveable cities Melbourne is a hub for industry with many global and national companies calling the city home.

Leading companies in the construction, commodities, energy, insurance and shipping sectors base their Australian headquarters in the city and HFW is centrally positioned, providing full legal support to our clients.

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