Bridie Nolan

Name: Bridie Nolan

Qualifications:  MInstS Hons I, LLB, BA, NMAS Accredited Mediator

Title: Barrister, Mediator and Arbitrator

Organisation: 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers/ Blackburn Chambers

State: NSW, ACT

Immediation Practice Area: Mediation, Arbitration, Expert Determination


My broad expertise traverses public administrative law, banking and finance, corporations law, Admiralty and maritime, transport, contractual disputes, equity, trusts, real property, consumer law, planning, communications, professional negligence, malpractice, occupational discipline, insurance, marine insurance, domestic and cross border insolvency, revenue, mining, energy, resources and utilities, construction litigation, family law and crime. 

I am an experienced board director and adisory board member. I can provide advice on corporate governance, compliance, strategy, risk management and board responsibilities.  This experience gives me a commercial and business-outcome focussed approach to mediation and dispute resolution. My charismatic, engaging and intelligent speaking style means I am relatable and translate complex legal issues into manageable pieces of information that the parties can understand.

I am a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a fellow of ACICA. I hold a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration and Award Writing. I am a CARS Assessor, and a SIRA DRS Assessor and Merits Reviewer.

Personal Comment

I joined Immediation’s Panel because I am acutely aware that so much of the future of our interaction is online.

Immediation Area(s) of Expertise

Banking and Finance (Banking, Bankruptcy and insolvency, Consumer credit, Financial instruments, Financial regulation, Fringe benefits tax, GST, Income tax, Insurance, Land tax, Mortgages, Payroll tax, Personal Property Securities Register, Reinsurance, Stamp duty, Superannuation, Taxation – Federal, Taxation – State)


Common law and professional regulation (Medical negligence, Medical regulation, Negligence, Personal injury, Professional negligence, Torts)


Corporate and commercial (ACCC, Advertising, Agency, Agribusiness, ASIC, Automotive, Competition law, Consumer credit, Consumer protection, Contracts, Corporations, Directors’ duties, Energy resources mining, Equipment finance, Foreign Investment Review Board, Franchising, Health, International law, Joint Ventures, Liquor licensing, Listing rules, Mergers and acquisitions, Misleading advertising, Misleading and deceptive conduct/fraud, Partnership, Private equity, Product liability, Securities regulation, Shareholder remedies, Sport, Takeovers, Unconscionable conduct)


Government and administrative law (Civil liabilities, Commonwealth employment, Crown liability, Customs, Freedom of Information (FOI), Immigration, Judicial review and merits review, Privacy, Probity, Public administration and governance, Social security, Statutory interpretation)


Property, construction, environment, oil, gas and mining (Building and construction, Commercial leasing, Compulsory acquisition, Environmental regulation, Franchising, Local government, Native title, Oil gas and mining, Owners Corporation, Property, Residential leasing, Restrictive covenants, Retail leasing, Security of payments, Town planning)


Wills, estates and charities (Charities, Equity, Family provisions, Guardianship, Trusts, Wills estates probate and administration)