About the Principals

Nica Millerson 
Principal, LLB, BCCJ

With over 12 years' experience in the legal industry, Nica has previously worked in a small, general practice and more recently in a national, top tier law firm. She currently practices primarily in property law with a keen interest in the seniors living space, focussing on retirement living.

Nica has previously acted for leading operators within the retirement industry and has also acted for residents moving into retirement villages.  She assists residents by advising on the key terms of their retirement village contracts and assisting them throughout the process through until settlement.

Nica has been a member of the Property Council of Australia’s 100 Women in Property and has also been a regular presenter for the Property Council, on the topic of retirement living legislation. Nica is passionate about the retirement and property industry and enjoys being part of this ever-evolving industry.


Robert Dufek

Principal, LLB (Hons)

Robert has over 17 years’ legal experience in property acquisitions and disposals, development of community title schemes, due diligence, master planned communities and general commercial property transactions and advice. He is also involved in the acquisition and disposal of retirement villages nationally.

Robert has spent his career working in both top-tier and mid-tier firms and has been the trusted advisor on several large master planned communities in Queensland. Robert is well known for his pragmatic approach and his ability to identify the strategic drivers in complex projects.

Robert is a former member of the UDIA Economic Development, Taxation and Property Regulation committee and has previously been seconded to Ergon Energy as a corporate counsel.

Robert Dufek - Principal Millerson Dufek Lawyer