Alex King is a tenacious litigation and disputes lawyer specialising in private family, commercial and business litigation and disputes.
Alex co-founded King & Collins understanding that people going through a stressful legal experience want the combination of personal attention and expertise that only a small, specialist firm can offer.
Alex previously worked at Arnold Bloch Leibler for 23 years, including 14 years as a partner, practising across family wealth, business, company, shareholder, partnership, oppression, wills and estates and property disputes, and regulatory and insolvency-related matters.
He is listed in Chambers, Best Lawyers and Doyles Guide for his significant expertise and experience in litigation and insolvency law.
Nancy Collins is a commercial litigation lawyer with a particular focus on private family wealth disputes. Her expertise lies in this complex area of law, together with family trust, deceased estates, and business and commercial disputes.
Nancy co-founded King & Collins understanding that people going through a stressful legal experience want the combination of personal attention and expertise that only a small, specialist firm can offer.
Nancy understands the emotional impact of these kinds of proceedings and is experienced in managing both the law and the human side of the process.
She worked at Arnold Bloch Leibler for more than a decade, appointed as Special Counsel in 2016.
Nancy is a longstanding member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Executive Succession Law Committee, including serving as Deputy Chair.
She is listed in Best Lawyers and Doyles Guide for her significant expertise and experience in litigation.
Tara is a commercial litigator known for her approachability, her direct and clear communication style and her solution-oriented and practical approach to disputes.
She has broad experience in personal and corporate insolvency matters, banking and finance litigation, loan recovery and security enforcement, leasing disputes, shareholder oppression disputes, class actions, ASIC investigations and family wealth disputes and general commercial disputes.
Tara’s approach in many instances results in the early resolution of matters prior to litigation becoming necessary.
Tara has represented clients in proceedings before the Federal Court of Australia, State Supreme Courts and at the district and local courts, at both trial and appellate levels.
Michelle is a commercial litigation lawyer known for her confident and pragmatic approach in dealing with a wide variety of disputes.
She has experience in corporate dispute matters, contentious insolvencies and regulatory disputes. She advises clients in numerous sectors including technology start-ups, medical supplies and services, mining, sports, gaming, and primary production. She has experience advising insolvency practitioners, private and public companies and their directors.
Michelle joined King & Collins in 2022, having practiced most recently at Cornwalls in their Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Restructuring, Insolvency & Turnaround teams. She has previously completed a clerkship in Beijing and is fluent in Mandarin and an advanced level speaker of Cantonese. Michelle also completed the N2 level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.
Michelle is a Communications Sub-committee Member at Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria, and is studying the ARITA Advanced Certification in Insolvency. She was a finalist in the 2021 and 2022 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards.
Michelle graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws. She is known for the zeal and candour with which she engages with her clients’ matters.
Christopher came highly recommended to us as a Paralegal in 2019 and worked with us on a casual basis while he completed his studies.
Christopher graduated with a double degree in law (Hons) and accounting, and received the Monash Faculty of Law Prize for Construction Law (Dispute Resolution), as well as an Accounting Work Integrated Learning Scholarship.
Thankfully for us, Christopher decided to pursue a career in law, and we were very excited when the opportunity arose to take Christopher on as a first year lawyer at the start of March 2021. Christopher has assisted us on a number of litigious estate matters and large commercial disputes.