About the speaker:
“One of the most prominent shipping practitioners in the region” (Who’s Who Legal Shipping (2020)
Gregory Nell SC has been practicing at the New South Wales Bar since 1991, predominantly in the area of Admiralty and Maritime Law.
He graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws and was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in December 1983. From 1984 to 1987, he was employed with Norton Smith & Co, solicitors in Sydney.
From 1987 to 1989 he was employed by London shipping lawyers Hill Dickinson, during which time he will admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England.
Upon returning to Australia, Gregory briefly resumed employment as a senior associate in the shipping department of Norton Smith & Co., before being called to the Bar in August 1991.
Gregory graduated with a Master of Laws from Sydney University in 2000 and was appointed Senior Counsel in October 2006.
Since his admission to the Bar, Gregory has appeared in many of the leading cases on admiralty and maritime jurisdiction.

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