Gerard Maxted

Senior Associate

Gerard is a Senior Associate with Nicholson Ryan's dispute resolution and litigation team.


Gerard is a Senior Associate with Nicholson Ryan’s dispute resolution and litigation team. Gerard works extensively on major and complex litigation matters, leveraging a deep understanding of his client’s businesses and objectives to deliver pragmatic and commercial solutions.


Gerard graduated from RMIT with a Bachelor of Business (Economics & Finance) (Hons) in 2011, and went on to graduate with a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne.

Experience and Expertise

Gerard is a litigation lawyer who has acted for clients in various matters across a range of Australian jurisdictions including in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia, and has also acted for clients internationally. He acts for both publicly listed companies and private clients in matters concerning the automotive industry, financial technology services, and cyptocurrency.

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Contractual and commercial disputes
  • Australian Consumer Law
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy
  • Corporations and financial services litigation
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Shareholders disputes

Professional Memberships

  • Law Institute of Victoria


  • BBus (Hons)
  • JD


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