Neil Palmer is a lawyer in the Coleman Greig Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. With a talent and enthusiasm for advocacy, his main areas of practice are in commercial and estate litigation.
As a commercial litigator, his core strengths and skills include advising and appearing in contractual disputes, building and construction disputes, and intellectual property disputes. Neil prides himself on building and maintaining strong relationships with his clients. He has a sound understanding of his clients' business concerns and focuses on providing clear legal advice to achieve practical and commercial outcomes.
As an estate litigator, Neil is experienced and skilled in family provision and probate disputes involving contested Wills and issues of interpretations. Neil’s passion for advocating on behalf of his clients means that he enjoys regularly appearing in Court in a variety of matters, as well as appearing in mediations and informal settlement conferences.Neil has a proven track-record of obtaining successful outcomes for his clients - whether that be through alternative dispute resolution methods or conventional litigation.
Neil has been with Coleman Greig Lawyers since 2008 after being selected to participate in the firm’s Cadetship Program. During his time at Coleman Greig, Neil has gained experience within all areas of the practice. Accordingly, he is able to adopt a holistic approach to working with clients to find pragmatic solutions to their problems.
In addition to completing his Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of Laws degrees at Western Sydney University, Neil has an Honours degree in Management in which he was awarded the UWS Honours Scholarship and graduated with First Class Honours. Neil was also one of ten students nation-wide selected to present his thesis, "Implementing Corporate Social Responsibility in Medium-Sized Law Firms in Western Sydney: An Action Learning Approach," at the 2011 National Honours Colloquium.
Neil is actively involved in running the Western Sydney Young Professionals networking group, designed as an opportunity for young professionals to achieve sustained career growth and development through establishing networks, building relationships and sharing knowledge.