Best Employment Lawyers in Newcastle

Below is a list of the top and leading Employment Lawyers in Newcastle. To help you find the best Employment Lawyers located near you in Newcastle, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Newcastle’s Best Employment Lawyers:

The top rated Employment Lawyers in Newcastle are:

  • Tim Brook – McDonald Johnson Lawyers
  • Andrew Bull – Turnbull Hill Lawyers
  • Kym Butler – Butlers Business Lawyers Newcastle

McDonald Johnson Lawyers

Tim Brook - McDonald Johnson Lawyers
Tim Brook – McDonald Johnson Lawyers

Tim Brook – Before becoming a Lawyer, Tim was an Economist and Senior Policy Advisor with the Victorian State Government in Melbourne. He became an expert in energy policy and worked as the inaugural Policy Manager for the Clean Energy Council before roles in commercial contract, pricing and regulation at ASX listed Mercury Energy (Auck) and Horizon Power (Perth).

Tim was most recently a lawyer with the Civil Division of Legal Aid NSW where he conducted a wide range of litigation, especially in consumer and employment law.


Employment Law, Property Law, Commercial Law, Family & Relationship Law, Wills & estates, Civil Litigation, Planning Law & Local Government, Building and Construction, Insurance Claims & Compensation, Liquor Licensing & Gaming


AddressLevel 2/14 Watt St, Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4926 1944


“Established law firm. Been using this firm since 1986! I deal with Brian Blakemore and his team for wills, house and land sales and purchases. Always great advice and efficiency to deliver on deadlines. Very confident that our best interests are always foremost in all transactions. Wouldn’t go anywhere else. Highly recommended.” – Linda Hammill

Turnbull Hill Lawyers

Andrew Bull - Turnbull Hill Lawyers
Andrew Bull – Turnbull Hill Lawyers

Andrew Bull – is a member of Turnbull Hill Lawyers since 2004 and currently maintains a number of roles within the company, including General Manger, Human Resources Manager and an Employment Law Consultant within their Employment Law Team.

Andrew understands the commercial realities of running a business and has partnered with many managers and business owners across various industries to coach and assist them with the implementation of practical workplace relations strategies.


Employment Law, Employment Law Workplace Investigations, Unfair Dismissal claims and Wrongful Termination, Commercial Litigation, Business Law


Address29 Smith St, Charlestown NSW 2290
Phone: (02) 4904 8000


“Turnbull Hill Lawyers are my version of the “Legal Dream Team”. I could never have reached a successful outcome without the professional representation this firm provided. My expectations were exceeded in all aspects. Their communication throughout the process was exceptional; their attention to detail was meticulous; and their advice was realistic. I was served up a bunch of lemons and the team at Turnbull Hill turned them into the most deliciously refreshing lemonade! I’d thoroughly recommend engaging the team at Turnbull Hill without hesitation.” – Kim Edwards

Butlers Business Lawyers Newcastle

Kym Butler - Butlers Business Lawyers Newcastle
Kym Butler – Butlers Business Lawyers Newcastle

Kym Butler – the founder of Butlers Business Lawyers. He brings decades of experience as both a legal practitioner and chartered accountant. Kym is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Chartered Tax Advisor, and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

He brings top-end legal expertise to a boutique setting. He established his first accounting practice in 1976 and quickly built it into one of the largest accounting firms outside Sydney, before merging it with a leading “big four” firm in 1987. Kym stayed on as a senior tax partner where he continued to build his knowledge and experience, working closely with some of the largest and most successful businesses in Australia. He also works with a variety of individuals, professionals and small to medium businesses. He has advised and represented a variety of prominent businesses in the Newcastle and Sydney region.


Employment Law, Asset Protection, Australian Competition and Consumer (ACCC) Law, Blended Family Wills, Business Acquisitions & Mergers, Business Contracts & Agreements, Business Structuring, Buying or Selling a Business, Commercial & Civil Litigation, Commercial & Retail Leasing, Complex Wills, Debt Recovery, Estate Planning, Insolvency Lawyers, Intellectual Property, Tax Law Disputes


Address1/17 Darby St, Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4929 7002


“I would highly recommend this firm to anyone seeking quality legal advice or representation. My recent experience was brilliant, I presented a complicated matter that the team had resolved in only 5 days. Rachael and Alexander handled my matter with the upmost priority and professionalism, communication was excellent and my budget was carefully considered at every step.” – Kate Brown

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