Nick Buxton Batten
BA; LL B(Hons)
Signed Bar Roll
Room 0115 Owen Dixon Chambers West
Since 2008 Nick Batten has specialised in criminal trials. He has prosecuted a range of offences including complex fraud, serious violent and sexual offending.
In 2011 he appeared in people smuggling trials in Darwin.
In 2009 Nick prosecuted trials for riot, unlawful assembly and other offences arising from G20 demonstrations in Melbourne.
In earlier years, he appeared in a range of civil, administrative, criminal, child protection and family law matters.
In the mid 1990s Nick spent 18 months in the Northern Territory working for Aboriginal Legal Services. He appeared in Katherine and Darwin for indigenous Australians in criminal matters and advised on civil and family law.
Other experience includes years working as a local community legal centre lawyer and not-for-profit registered migration agent. He was a local volunteer for many years. In 2002-3, he was part of a volunteer team assisting the Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre in its successful East Timorese Asylum Seekers Project.