ALRC Contributor

Nicholas Simoes da Silva

Acting Senior Legal Officer

Nicholas joined the ALRC in November 2020 as a Legal Officer. In this role, he leads research and writing for specific aspects of ALRC Inquiries.

At the ALRC, Nicholas has worked on the following Inquiry:

Prior to joining the ALRC, Nicholas worked on credit and insurance law reform and regulatory surveillances at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. He has also been a research assistant and research associate at the Australian National University (ANU) Centre for European Studies. Nicholas has Bachelors of Laws (First Class Honours) and International Relations degrees from the ANU, where he also obtained a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.


ALRC Scrutinises the Complexity of the Australian Financial Services Regulatory Ecosystem

On Monday 17 May 2021 the Australian Law Reform Commission hosted a webinar exploring the initial findings of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry. Over 370 people viewed the live stream, with hundreds more registered to receive the recording. Wolters Kluwer CCH Learning facilitated the live streaming, enabling an insightful, nationwide conversation with questions taken from

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You’re almost 20, Corporations Act

A witty dialogue about the Corporations Act that is a by-product of the current research being undertaken by ALRC as part of the Financial Service Legislation Inquiry.

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