We are very experienced commercial litigation and insolvency lawyers.

Our management team has over 30 years of experience both as solicitors and barristers and have been at the forefront of some of the most complex litigation conducted in Victoria and interstate.

Nigel Evans - Director

Nigel Evans


Nigel has spent more than eleven years as a barrister honing the skill of identifying, early, the issues that are critical to resolving a dispute. Nigel brings a fresh, new approach and a desire to make meaningful change to the experience for clients and the way lawyers practise.

Nigel's expertise traverses all areas of commercial law including insolvency, corporations law, contract law, equity and trusts, financial services related disputes, property and building and construction disputes.

Nigel has particular expertise in tax related disputes, having regularly acted for the Commissioner of Taxation and taxpayers in a range of Commonwealth taxation disputes including matters involving income tax, CGT, GST, the research and development tax offset and complex debt recovery.

+61 422 915 898
+61 3 8639 0564
Marita Evans - Director

Marita Evans


Marita is a founding director of Aptum. Marita spent her formative years as a lawyer in top-tier law firms. Marita has, with despair, watched a parade of incredibly bright, talented young lawyers leave the profession for better working environments. Marita's goal is to create a workplace where lawyers feel valued, nurtured and respected.

Marita has been a lawyer for over 20 years, practising in top tier commercial law firms in Australia and the United Kingdom. She has also practised as a barrister at the Victorian Bar.

+61 408 780 305
+61 3 8639 0564
David Adason - Senior Lawyer + Head of Innovation

David Adason

Senior Lawyer + Head of Innovation

David brings a methodical and carefully managed approach to his practice to provide Aptum's clients with a well-considered but efficient pathway to achieving their goals.

David's practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution and insolvency and restructuring matters, with particular emphasis on disputes arising out of large or complex insolvent administrations. His practice spans a wide array of areas of commercial law, including corporations law, contract law and product liability disputes. David has provided regulatory advice and issue-management services for clients in highly regulated industries in Australia.

David also served as the Associate to the Honourable Justice Anthony Besanko of the Federal Court of Australia, giving him an insider's insight into the workings of the judiciary and the conduct of civil disputes in the federal jurisdiction.

+61 402 239 913
+61 3 8639 0564
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