Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers continues to expand and build the experience and expertise of its Newcastle office by welcoming Anne Kinnear and Kate Walker of Kinnear & Company Solicitors.
The merger of Kinnear & Company Solicitors with Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers unites over 25 years of local service to the Lower Hunter region with the skills and experience of a 100-year-old firm.
Anne Kinnear, who joins the firm as Special Counsel, brings with her exceptional experience and skill, which greatly complements the offering of Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers.
An accredited family law specialist, Anne has more than 25 years’ worth of experience in the lower Hunter region specialising in mediation, collaborative law, family law and wills and estates. As an accredited family dispute resolution practitioner and nationally accredited mediator, Anne is highly skilled in the area of dispute resolution.
Kate Walker, who joins the firm as a solicitor, is an accredited family law specialist with extensive experience working as a family law practitioner. She is highly skilled in family and relationship disputes and property matters, as well as practicing in the area of family dispute resolution as a family dispute resolution practitioner.
Managing Partner of Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, Howard Harrison said he was happy to welcome both Anne and Kate to the team.
“They bring with them the same highly skilled, highly personal approach to law that is a hallmark of the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers approach,” Howard said.
“The merger of Kinnear & Company Solicitors with Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers underpins our continued commitment to enhancing the legal services that we already provide to the Hunter region through our Newcastle and Port Stephens Offices.
“What that means for local clients is that they get a local office dealing with people they know and direct access to the expertise and resources of a premier legal firm.”
IMAGE | Anne and Kate join the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers team.
Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, established more than 118 years ago, is a modern firm built on strong foundations of providing expert advice and robust advocacy for its clients. With a network of offices in Newcastle, Port Stephens, Sydney, Campelltown, Parramatta, Tuggerah, Wollongong, Canberra, Melbourne and Darwin, the firm provides legal services to clients in the areas of business, personal, community & associations and compensation law.