Nick Seddon is a special counsel in the construction and infrastructure projects group in Canberra.
Dr Nick Seddon is recognised as a leading authority in contract
law. He advises Australian Government agencies and the private
sector in common law and commercial law matters, including major
contracts, major acquisitions, and application of the Competition
and Consumer Act. Nick also advises on the operation of
legislation affecting government and private sector entities. He
provides legal awareness training to both the public and private
sector. In 2004, Nick was appointed adjunct professor with The
Australian National University College of Law.
Nick is the author of the leading text, Government Contracts:
Federal, State and Local, (4th ed 2009), as well as co-author of
Cheshire & Fifoot's Law of Contract (9th Aus ed 2008). As a
consultant to the Laws of Australia project, he contributed to
volumes on the general principles of the law of contract. He was
editor of the Federal Law Review from 1997-2000. He is an
Adjunct Professor at the ANU College of Law.
Nick was awarded 'Top Lawyer' in the Australian Financial Review
2008 and was listed as a best lawyer in the category of Government
in the 2008 and 2010 publications of Best Lawyers Australia.
- University of Melbourne (Bachelor of Laws - Hons)
- University of Oxford (Bachelor of Philosophy - Management Studies)
- Australian National University (PhD)