Practice Areas

Family Law

Newcastle Chambers has a large family law practice. Our barristers appear regularly in both parenting and property matters in the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, at Newcastle as well as Sydney and Brisbane, and regularly travel to the Wauchope, Armidale and Tamworth circuits.

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Common Law / Personal Injury

Motor vehicles / CTP Insurance – disability claims CARS assessments Workers Compensation Commission Negligence Professional negligence Work injury damages Mediation BARRISTERS:  Peter Cummings SC, Richard Taperell, Greg Levick, Philip Davies, Michael Weightman, Stefan Mueller

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Criminal Law

All aspects of criminal law, including trials, summary hearings, bail applications and sentence hearings relating to:

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Commercial Law

Building disputes in NCAT Building & Construction Contractual disputes Corporations law Insurance Partnership disputes Professional liability Mediation BARRISTERS:  Peter Cummings SC, Richard Taperell, Philip Davies, Ian Duane, Michael Weightman, Ashley Bithrey, Stefan Mueller

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Equity

Family provision claims Rectification of wills Testamentary capacity Litigation concerning the proper administration of estates BARRISTERS:  Richard Taperell, Warwick Tregilgas, Philip Davies, Ashley Bithrey, Tracy Flintoff

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Industrial / Employment Law

Appearances in the Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, Supreme Court, District Court, Fair Work Commission and other tribunals in which workplace relations matters are heard relating to:

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Inquests / Inquiries

Commissions and other Inquiries Coronial inquests BARRISTERS:  Peter Cummings SC, Michael Weightman, Philip Davies, Stefan Mueller

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