With a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Notre Dame, Shash Nigam is the director of Nigams Legal. Appointed to the position of director in 2013, Shash previously became a partner of SC Nigam & Co on 1 July 2009.
Shash was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia as a barrister and solicitor in December 2004 and to the High Court of Australia in November 2009.
Specialising in criminal defence matters and appearing in all courts, Shash also handles ASIC matters, criminal confiscations matters and criminal injuries compensation matters. He has acted in numerous prominent trials and appeals, and in criminal injuries compensation claims.
With a wealth of experience in all the main courts and tribunals, Shash has appeared in the Magistrates Court of WA, District Court of WA, Supreme Court of WA, Court of Appeal (WA) and the Federal Court of Australia. He has also appeared in the High Court of Australia, Corruption and Crime Commission, Australian Crime Commission, Real Estate and Business Agents Supervisory Board, State Administrative Tribunal, Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the County Court in the state of Victoria.
As the National Director for Western Australia of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, Shash is also a member of the Law Society of Western Australia and the Criminal Lawyers Association, Western Australia.