In-house Advocacy

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award winning specialist law firm providing legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.

Carter Newell is able to offer experienced advocates ‘in-house barristers’ to assist with pleadings, court appearances, trial preparation and if appropriate, running a trial across all states and territories in Australia.

Brett Heath, In-house Advocate, is a graduate of the Bar Practice Course. This professional post-graduate barrister training course is administered by the Queensland University of Technology in conjunction with the Bar Association of Queensland. Brett is qualified to be admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland and has successfully conducted trials both alone and in a ‘junior counsel’ role for clients before:

  • Queensland Court of Appeal
  • Supreme Court Queensland
  • Supreme Court NSW
  • District Court Queensland
  • Fair Work Commission
  • Full Bench of Fair Work Commission
  • Federal Court
  • Federal Circuit Court

Carter Newell use external counsel only when absolutely necessary and in such a way as to minimise costs due to major preparation work being handled by our experienced In-house Advocate..

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