QLD Board Members


James Nickless


SCA (Qld) Director

James Nickless is the current President of Strata Community Association (Qld) and is also a Partner of Chambers Russell Lawyers and manages the firm’s Queensland practice. James is an expert in strata title law and litigation with extensive experience in general commercial litigation, building and construction disputes, debt recovery and insolvency. As an experienced negotiator and litigator, James has acted on behalf of bodies corporate, lot owners, builders, developers, banks and other lenders, liquidators, trustees and receivers, public and private companies, as well as government authorities.


James has served on the Legislation and Policy Committee of SCA (Qld) from 2013 to 2019. James is passionate about advancing the Strata Industry and regularly presents seminars on various aspects of strata law and professional development to clients, industry groups and Universities.

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To implement best practice on a governance level, all SCA (Qld) Board members declare their interests at Board meeting and are provided with a Director Manual upon commencement of their board positions.