The litigation team at Osborn Law has a wealth of experience in all aspects of property, civil and commercial litigation. Our team regularly assist clients from a variety of industries including (but not limited to) mining and infrastructure, financial services, manufacturing and transportation, technology, real estate, healthcare, consumer goods and retail.
In addition to our litigation offering, Osborn Law provides comprehensive debt recovery services to all of its commercial clients.
Joshua McCormack graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2017 and a Bachelor of Communications (Media and Journalism) in 2015.
He completed the Legal Practice Program at the University of Newcastle while studying in 2017 and was admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in February 2018.
Prior to joining Osborn Law, Joshua worked for a national insurance law firm where he assisted local governments on various public liability disputes. He gained further valued legal experience in a boutique family and criminal law practice in Newcastle.
Joshua works closely within the Osborn Law litigation team assisting in a variety of commercial, corporate and employment matters. He has assisted clients in a number of building and constructions disputes in the Local, District and Supreme Court. He has worked on complex commercial matters in the technology and commercial list of the Supreme Court.
When not in the office, Josh loves playing sport and being active.
Kate-Eliza David graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2017 and a Bachelor of Business (Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management) in 2015.
She completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in early 2018 while working full time at Osborn Law and was admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in September 2018.
Kate’s experience includes three years working in a diverse and practical Human Resources role at a Newcastle coal terminal. While there, she had the opportunity to apply her business and legal studies to implement performance management systems and review workplace policies. She also presented on topics such as workplace surveillance, privacy laws, General Protection claims and Employee Leave entitlements.
Her experience extends to coaching managers and supervisors in respect of employee disputes and performance management plans. Kate-Eliza’s background in Human Resources has led to a practical understanding and application of employment law, especially in the mining, infrastructure and construction industries.
Kate-Eliza’s legal experience extends to drafting employer responses to Unfair Dismissal Claims, advising on terminations, redundancies and resignations; drafting employment contracts and giving tailored legal advice on employment relations.
Additionally, she provides advice to commercial clients on privacy laws and assists with litigating corporate disputes such as contract breaches, lease disputes and debt recovery.
Kate-Eliza is President of Hunter Young Professionals which provides opportunities for young people to network in a business environment, gain new management and leadership skills, interact socially together and support the local community.
On the weekend you will find Kate-Eliza rowing on Newcastle Harbour or catching up with friends.