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 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.
Dilara has experience in advising on complex, commercially significant disputes, acting for large companies and high wealth individuals in a wide range of sectors, including banking and finance, airline, media, telecommunications, gaming and retail sectors.
Prior to joining King & Collins, Dilara was the Associate to the Hon Justice J E Middleton of the Federal Court of Australia, and practised for several years as a solicitor at top tier law firms, which included a secondment to the Westpac Group’s Royal Commission legal team during the Financial Services Royal Commission.
Dilara holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communication – Journalism) from Charles Sturt University and Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) from Macquarie University.
Jonathan is experienced in corporate and commercial disputes and investigations. He advises clients in a range of industry sectors, including energy and resources, financial services, projects and manufacturing. He has particular experience in significant contractual disputes, corporate governance, professional indemnity and insolvency-related matters.
Jonathan originates from Perth and joined King & Collins in 2021, having practised at international firms in both Perth and Melbourne. In 2019 Jonathan was seconded to the Dispute Resolution & Regulatory Investigations team at National Australia Bank. He has appeared in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the Federal Court of Australia and the lower courts and tribunals.
Jonathan graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science (Pharmacology) and is known for his analytical, critical and practical approach.
After completing his Bachelor of Arts/Laws (Hons) in 2010, Greg spent eight years travelling the world, including five years in the Middle East and Latin America.
In Israel, Greg completed a Master of Public Policy & Conflict Resolution (Hons, 1st Class) and a Graduate Diploma in Mediation, while volunteering as a dialogue facilitator during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the Peres Centre for Peace (NGO).
In Colombia, Greg lectured in Conflict Resolution at the National University of Colombia, taught English to government policy makers, and volunteered at Healing Colombia (NGO), where he taught English to students from Bogota’s marginalised communities.
Greg returned to Australia in June 2018 and became a lawyer in February 2019.
Before joining King & Collins, Greg worked at Cornwalls Melbourne, where he rotated through the Telecommunications Leasing, Corporate/Commercial and Commercial Litigation teams.
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.