Nora Minassian
Principal Lawyer
+61 2 9225 2637
+61 403 308 125
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Areas of Expertise

Resolution, Recoveries and Disputes

Nora Minassian is a key leader in our Resolution, Recoveries and Disputes team.

She acts for major Australian banks and lenders in financial services recovery matters. Nora has practised extensively in all areas of contentious and contested security enforcement and loan recovery, including across both retail and commercial sectors.

With a thorough understanding of the industry, regulatory environment, and pressures facing banks and lenders, Nora achieves the best commercial and legal outcomes for her clients, including through alternative dispute resolution channels.

What others say

Recommended Lawyer, Restructuring & Insolvency
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020
Recommended Lawyer, Dispute Resolution
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020


Duty breaches

Successfully representing a major Bank in litigation involving numerous sets of proceedings commenced by commercial borrowing entities for various breaches of duty, including under s420A of the Corporations Act.

Successful mediation

Successfully resolving several contested recovery matters at informal settlement conferences or via mediation, avoiding litigation and resulting in considerable recoveries.

Valuer litigation

Acting for a large Bank in valuer litigation, which was resolved favourably at mediation and led to a substantial recovery.

Contested recoveries

Acting for major Banks in contested recovery litigation in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and in respect of applications for special leave to the High Court of Australia.

Injunction defence

Successfully defending an injunction application brought by an interested party against a mortgagee, seeking to prevent the proposed sale of a large commercial development site.