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(Posted 13/03/2019) Medical Negligence Solicitor - Catherine Henry Lawyers - 4 to 5 years PAE

  • Want to be part of a specialist team and contribute to its widely acknowledged success in the Health Law Practice area?
  • Come and join our dynamic, mid-sized firm located in beautiful Newcastle CBD.

Catherine Henry Lawyers (CHL) is a dynamic regional NSW firm that represents clients in the practice areas of health and medical law, relationship law, wills, estates and conveyancing. Our specialist knowledge and extensive experience in the health and medical law area is widely recognised , acting for plaintiffs right across NSW as well as the ACT.

Working closely with the Principal and Senior Associates of the firm, you will be responsible for pursuing complex medical negligence claims by plaintiffs. You will assist in upholding the highest professional and ethical standards, provide mentoring to junior professional and support staff and contribute to the marketing activities associated with the development of the health law practice.

This role would suit a lawyer with 4-5 years post admission experience.

Learn more about the role and apply

(Posted 4/03/2019) Commercial Litigation Lawyer

  • 1-3 Years PQE
  • Culture of professional and personal growth
  • Osborn Law – leading Newcastle Firm

Join a modern firm which is clearly doing something right!  Established in 2010, Osborn Law continues to grow off the back of its fresh approach to providing legal services.  Learn more about Osborn Law by visiting www.osbornlaw.com.au

Clear about what they are best at (and the growing client base confirms it!), Osborn Law practices across commercial, litigation and debt recovery, property, estate planning, employment law, wills and probate. The Directors have built a solid and varied client base through their strong community focus.

Working closely with Director Christie Howson, you will be mentored and coached to build on your early years of litigation experience.  The types of litigation matters you will have the opportunity of working on include:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Building and construction disputes
  • General commercial disputes
  • Employment matters

We are genuinely seeking an enthusiastic Lawyer who is displaying an early talent for litigation expertise.  1-3 years PQE is preferred.  The salary is likely to be $60,000 - $80,000 + superannuation, depending on experience. 

Osborn Law is located in the popular east end of Newcastle within a short walk to the nearby beach and cafes. It is a young, and market-leading practice, which has a strong mentoring and professional development culture, with Directors who genuinely believe there’s more to life than work.  To give you an example of how they differ; on Friday’s they head to a nearby yoga studio!

To register your interest please visit the Peoplefusion website or contact Ali Kimmorley at peoplefusion on 0249 272006 or email your application to alik@peoplefusionm.com.au.

(Posted 6/02/2019) Solicitor In Charge VI, Ongoing, Full-time - Legal Aid Newcastle

Newcastle Regional Office is a large dynamic Legal Aid NSW office located over two sites serving the growing and diverse populations of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the greater Hunter region. The office houses practices in the areas of Crime, Family and Civil law and includes litigation practices and an extensive range of outreach services.

The Solicitor in Charge has a strategic role in leading and managing the day to day activities of the Newcastle Legal Aid Office to ensure:

  • That client services meet the needs of the community and other stakeholders and are appropriate and of a high quality;
  • The efficient and effective use of resources including the supervision and training of regional office staff.

The Solicitor in Charge provides leadership and expert advice/guidance to legal officers to ensure the delivery of high quality legal services and compliance with Legal Aid NSW policies, guidelines and practice management standards. They conduct a small legal practice as other commitments allow.

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(Posted 21/12/2018) Graduate Lawyer - Burgess Thomson

Due to exciting growth in the firm, an opportunity has become available for a full-time Graduate Lawyer to join Burgess Thomson.

An exciting career with great long term prospects in a growing firm awaits the successful applicant.

View further details here.

To apply for this position, please submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:

Practice Manager
Burgess Thomson
400 Hunter Street
Newcastle NSW 2300


(Posted 26/11/2018) General Counsel and Company Secretary

This is a newly appointed position. Depending on the experience of the successful candidate, the role may include Company Secretariat responsibilities immediately or be introduced in the short-to-medium term.

Experienced inhouse General Counsels are encouraged to apply, as are those with 8+ years PQE corporate, commercial and property legal practice experience.

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(Posted 26/11/2018) Company Secretary - Compass Housing

This is a newly-created role, having previously been a function of in-house Corporate Counsel. The successful applicant will be based out of the head office in Hamilton (Newcastle) with some travel required to attend interstate meetings and will ideally will be available to start in mid-January 2019 in preparation for February meetings.

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