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Barry Nicholas

Barry Nicholas - Solicitor at Metcalf Grant Lawyers


Barry is a Manly resident who qualified as a lawyer later in life after a long career in Electronic Engineering.

His background includes 11 years with the Royal Australian Navy in guided missiles, 8 years with Garden Island Dockyard in technical training and 18 years with a NSW business in electronics. Since 1996 he has provided business consultancy services on a wide range of topics to various technical organisations.

During his business career Barry was the CEO and Executive Director of a medium size public company involved in the design, manufacture and repair of a diverse range of technical equipment. Part of his responsibilities included the successful overall management of a $150M Defence communications project.

He spent a short period with the in house legal team at IBM in Sydney.

Barry enjoys local interests and is the Drum Major of the Manly Warringah Pipe Band and also plays golf regularly.