Criminal Law
Personal Injury Claims
 Commercial Law
 Wills and Estate Matters

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Our personal injury team provides quality legal advice to individuals and companies in relation to a wide range of personal injury claims. This includes but is not limited to motor vehicle accident claims, workers compensation, public liability and medical negligence.

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Mining Accidents

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Workers Compensation

Our personal injury team provides quality legal advice to individuals and companies in relation to a wide range of personal injury claims. This includes but is not limited to motor vehicle accident claims, workers compensation, public liability and medical negligence.

Public liability

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Fatal Accidents

Our personal injury team provides quality legal advice to individuals and companies in relation to a wide range of personal injury claims. This includes but is not limited to motor vehicle accident claims, workers compensation, public liability and medical negligence.

Public liability

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Police Charges

Nigams Legal is your premier source for criminal law services in the Perth area. Since 1985, we have provided effective and aggressive representation for all criminal defence or compensation cases.

Whether you are accused of a crime or a victim of a crime and are seeking compensation, our skilled legal team is here to help. We maintain a panel of experts, including forensic specialists, vehicle crash experts and medical authorities to provide expert testimony when needed.

Recognised as a quality-approved practice since 2005, our firm has a proven track record of excellence. We have formed extensive legal networks throughout India, Dubai and Singapore.

For all your criminal law needs, we're here to help. Contact our staff to set up a consultation and find out what we can do for you!

Drug Charges

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Fraud Charges

Our personal injury team provides quality legal advice to individuals and companies in relation to a wide range of personal injury claims. This includes but is not limited to motor vehicle accident claims, workers compensation, public liability and medical negligence.

Assault Charges

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Sexual Assaults

Our personal injury team provides quality legal advice to individuals and companies in relation to a wide range of personal injury claims. This includes but is not limited to motor vehicle accident claims, workers compensation, public liability and medical negligence.

Traffic Charges

Our lawyers regularly appear in the Magistrates Courts on traffic matters that include:

  • Dangerous driving causing death
  • Dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm
  • Dangerous driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving under the influence
  • Driving without a valid motor vehicle licence We conduct trials and present pleas in mitigation to provide our clients with the best opportunity of receiving the minimum statutory penalty.

Crime & Corruption Investigation

Our confiscation of proceeds of crime team advises clients on a wide variety of matters including declarations regarding drug trafficking, crime used property, crime used property substitution and unexplained wealth.

If you have been charged with a criminal offence, your assets may be at risk of being subjected to criminal property confiscation laws.

We provide confidential and quality advice to individuals who find themselves in this position.

Criminal Injuries Compensation

Victims of crime are entitled to compensation and recover associated expenses under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act.

Our legal time is able to provide victims of crime with advice and assistance with compiling an application for criminal injuries compensation.

This advice ensures our clients receive the maximum award of compensation at a distressing and vulnerable time in their lives.

If you are a victim of crime do not hesitate to contact our legal team for initial advice including advice on the time limit for submitting a claim.

Power of attorney

Our criminal confiscations team has provided advice to clients regarding a wide variety of matters, including drug trafficking declarations, crime used property declarations and crime used property substitution declarations and declarations of unexplained wealth.

If you have been charged with a criminal offence, your assets may be subjected to criminal property confiscation. We provide confidential and quality advice to individuals who find themselves in this position.

Advanced Health Directives

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Advanced Health Directives

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Entertainment Claim

Our personal injury team provides quality legal advice to individuals and companies in relation to a wide range of personal injury claims. This includes but is not limited to motor vehicle accident claims, workers compensation, public liability and medical negligence.

Property Disputes

Our criminal confiscations team has provided advice to clients regarding a wide variety of matters, including drug trafficking declarations, crime used property declarations and crime used property substitution declarations and declarations of unexplained wealth.

If you have been charged with a criminal offence, your assets may be subjected to criminal property confiscation. We provide confidential and quality advice to individuals who find themselves in this position.

Breach of Contracts

We advise our clients on the most time and cost effective method for resolving their claim, whether this involves negotiation and settlement or District Court litigation.

Debt Collection

Having difficulties with bad debts? We can assist you with debt recovery and advising you as to strategies for securing debts and enforcements.

Commercial and Civil Disputes and Litigation

We act for a variety of companies and small business and provide advice in relation to contractual disputes, joint ventures, mining matters and property law matters that are critical to the operation of successful business.

Our commercial team provides practical legal solutions to our commercial clients whilst at the same time taking their business concerns into consideration.

We also act for individuals in civil disputes. We regularly consult with experienced barristers to ensure our clients are provided with the best legal representation.

Estates and Powers of Attorney

Preparing will or enduring power of attorney or dealing with estate planning is a difficult and sensitive task that requires and appreciation of each client's individual needs and specific circumstances.

The creation of a quality will is important for our clients and their families and our lawyers provide experienced and quality advice in this area of law.

Inheritance Claims and Wills Disputes

Inheritances claims and will disputes can be complex and difficult to resolve. They often involve interfamilial disputes that require sensitivity and confidentiality. Our lawyers provide representation to clients in the Supreme Court regarding their inheritance claims and regularly consult with experienced barristers in this area of law to ensure our clients are provided with the most comprehensive and strategic legal advice possible.

Conveyancing and Settlements

Buying and selling real estate can be daunting with complex issues arising in the course of the transactions. Our lawyers can assist you with the process and take the stress and hassles off you by representing you to the completion of the transaction. Our fees for this service are competitive.

Debt Recovery

Having difficulties with bad debts? We can assist you with debt recovery and advising you as to strategies for securing debts and enforcements.

Criminal Injuries Compensation

Victims of crime are entitled to compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act. Our lawyers provide victims of crime with advice on how to compile an application for criminal injuries compensation. This advice ensures our clients receive the best possible award of compensation at a distressing and vulnerable time in their lives.

Traffic Matters

Our lawyers regularly appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on traffic matters that include:

We conduct trials or pleas in mitigation to provide our clients with the best opportunity of receiving the minimum statutory penalty.

Welcome

Nigams Legal was established on 1 April 2013 in Perth, Western Australia by its founding director, Sharad Nigam and on 6 June 2013, Nigams Legal became a Quality Approved Practice.

Sharad Nigam first established the law firm, S C Nigam & Co, on 1 July 1985 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. In December 1988, Sharad relocated the firm from Kalgoorlie to Perth. On 21 June 2005 the Law Society of Western Australia approved S C Nigam & Co as a quality approved practice.

Today Nigams Legal comprises three legal practitioner directors, three associates and administration staff members. The legal team offers a broad range of legal services to both individuals and corporate entities in the areas of personal injury/criminal injuries compensation, criminal defence, confiscations of proceeds of crime, ASIC charges, probate, wills, estates administration, inheritance claims, debt recovery and administration of non-contentious estates.

Nigams Legal maintains a close working relationship with several Queen's Counsel/Senior Counsel practising at the Independent Bars in Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria. In addition, Nigams Legal has a panel of experts which includes forensic experts, safety consultants, chartered engineers, industrial chemists, medical specialists and motor vehicle crash experts to provide expert opinions.

Nigams Legal has gained extensive experience in the areas of personal injury claims including catastrophic injury claims and criminal defence.

It is our mission to achieve this on behalf of our clients and as such Nigams Legal is proud to be a client focused firm committed to providing practical and cost effective solutions to our client's legal problems.

For initial advice Please call us

(08) 9221 1818

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Criminal Law

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Personal Injury Claims

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Wills and Estate Matters

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