Nick Crennan is the Managing Partner of Colin Biggers & Paisley and a partner in the construction and engineering practice.
He leads a partnership of 73 partners and team of 500 people to provide legal services to Australian, Asian and global businesses as well as governments, through the practice's offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
Nick leads the development and implementation of Colin Biggers & Paisley's Strategic Plan which sets out the practice's purpose - to collectively build and secure the future of our clients, colleagues and community.
Nick believes collaboration is a key driver at Colin Biggers & Paisley - within and across practice groups, teams and offices to serve the practice's key industries. Collaboration helps achieve great results for the practice and its clients and helps to build relationships and trust between clients and colleagues.
Trust, alongside loyalty, respect, balance and integrity are Colin Biggers & Paisley's core values. These values underpin everything we do at Colin Biggers & Paisley.

In 2015, Doyle's Guide listed Nick as a recommended construction lawyer NSW. Nick was also named in Doyle's Guide 2016 and 2018 as a recommended construction and infrastructure lawyer in NSW. In the 2019 to 2025 editions of The Best Lawyers in Australia, Nick is recognised as a leading Alternative Dispute Resolution and Construction and Infrastructure lawyer.

Nick was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1987. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW and High Court of Australia.

Area of expertise
  • Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators of Australia
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
  • AMPLA - The Resources and Energy Law Association
  • Society of Construction Law
  • Facilities Management Association
  • Australian Corporate Lawyers Association