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Nicholas Moller

Principal Counsel

Nicholas Moller, Principal Counsel

Nicholas Moller is Principal Counsel at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), where he has been working for 17 years in the Office of the General Counsel. He graduated with BA (Honors) and LLB from the University of Sydney. He obtained his LLM from Washington College of Law. He is admitted to practice in New South Wales Australia. He works on private sector transactions and assists in the management of non-performing loans and workouts. This has included insolvency-related matters in India, Kazakhstan, Papua New Guinea, and the People’s Republic of China, including acting on creditors’ steering committees in the banking and finance sector, telecoms, and renewable energy. He takes part in the Special Operations Seminars run by development finance institutions. 

Nicholas also works in the Law and Policy Reform team in the Office of the General Counsel and focuses on law reform that seeks to create a better enabling environment for the private sector. This work has included the Myanmar Insolvency Law and an electronic registration system for that law, as well as ongoing insolvency law reform and advisory work in Armenia, Bhutan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. He also assisted on business licensing reforms and secured transactions related reform efforts. 

Prior to joining ADB, Nicholas worked in a commercial bank and in commercial law firms where he handled banking and finance and infrastructure transactions. This included working for several years in Thailand following the 1998 financial crisis in restructuring and insolvency, for both debtors (listed and non-listed) and local and international creditors.