Foster Nicholson Lawyers is a Melbourne-based commercial law firm which provides boutique legal services relating to public companies, financial services and complex commercial litigation.


Foster Nicholson Lawyers is a boutique law firm that provides legal services across all areas of commercial and corporate law. Senior lawyers Alan Foster, Leath Nicholson and Shannon Ryan have teamed together as directors to provide a flexible, personalised legal service to corporates and high net worth individuals.

Each of the principals are highly qualified in their respective specialised areas of corporate, commercial, and dispute resolution practices.


Foster Nicholson Lawyers’ client base is broad, and includes public companies, small to medium businesses, fund managers, partnerships, and joint ventures, as well as high net worth individuals who require counsel for business or individual matters. The principals of the firm are recognised in their respective areas of practice, as well as for their strong focus on client relationships and outcomes.

Global Affiliations

Foster Nicholson Lawyers is a member of World Link for Law – an international network of law firms with 70 members in 47 countries worldwide. World Link for Law is one of the largest international law networks in the world and facilitates international legal activities on behalf of a wide range of global organisations.