Charlie Whitchurch

Charlie joined Henry Carus + Associates in 2017 as a Legal Assistant whilst completing his studies in Law and International Relations at Deakin University. Charlie was also afforded the opportunity to attend exchange at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, where he studied International Human Rights Law. Through his studies he has learned the importance of accessibility to the legal system.

After graduating from Deakin University, Charlie undertook his traineeship here at our firm. Charlie was admitted as a Lawyer in October 2018 and now manages a caseload comprising of Public Liability, TAC and WorkCover matters. Charlie models his practice around personability and compassion towards all of his clients, whilst working effectively to achieve their most desired outcome.

Outside of work Charlie can be found working on his golf swing or watching his beloved Essendon Football Club play at the MCG.

October 2018 – Present
Henry Carus + Associates (Melbourne)
Lawyer

November 2017 – October 2018
Henry Carus + Associates (Melbourne)
Trainee Lawyer

January 2017 – November 2017
Henry Carus + Associates (Melbourne)
Legal Assistant

June 2015 – November 2015
Malasecca Kelly & Zayler (Melbourne)
Intern

July 2014 – December 2014
County Court (Melbourne)
Intern

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Success Stories

Mitchell was the sole director of his own company when he suffered a serious back injury at work. Although a very difficult WorkCover claim given his director status, we worked with him to get a great resolution.

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Mary is a lovely and active lady who loves to walk her dogs with her husband. One morning like any other, they went for a walk together. As they walked past their neighbours’ property on the way back home, suddenly the front of Mary’s shoe caught something. The next thing she knew, she fell heavily on the ground. After the fall, she realised that a steel mesh protruding from the...

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Shuling came to Australia on a tourist visa, to help her daughter and son-in-law to look after their child. On the day of incident, she was walking to pick up her grandchild from primary school. As a naturally cautious person, she always watched where she was stepping, so she looked down as she stepped off a kerb. When she looked up, a Labrador had appeared out of nowhere and jumped...

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In 2018, after many years of hard laborious work, experienced mine truck driver Wayne was injured when getting equipment from the back of a truck. Often seen in these types of manual labour duties, this caused Wayne to suffer a back injury. Our team were able to assist Wayne through the complicated Workcover process while supporting him through this difficult time. We were able to achieve a positive compensation outcome...

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Mary came to see us after suffering an injury at the residential aged care facility where she resides. She slipped and fell on a puddle of water in the carpark, suffering a significant injury to her right knee, requiring an operation. Mary was previously very fit and active for her age, and her quality of life greatly suffered after the fall. Our investigations revealed that there had been an issue...

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Tristan was riding his motor bike only a short distance from his home when another motorist drove through a stop sign and collided with him. As a result of the accident, Tristan suffered serious injuries to his right knee. He has since undergone numerous operations and lengthy rehabilitation, but has been left with a permanent injury to his right knee. Before the accident, Tristan was busy establishing a promising career...

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Cassandra came to us shortly after her accident. She had been crushed repeatedly by the door of a bus as she was traveling home from work. She was still a bit shaken but, from the outset, she was determined to get as well as she could. Despite her best efforts and commitment to her treatment, she was left with significant ongoing pain and eventually had to enter early retirement as...

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Nujuma was an immigrant with limited English. She was studying English at a nearby school hoping to progress her language skills so she can obtain employment. One day, on her way back from English class, Nujuma was crossing an intersection as a pedestrian with a green man light in her favour when she was struck by a turning car which failed to give way. Unfortunately, as a result of the...

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Angela was 15 years old when she was injured in a car accident in May 2007. She was a passenger in a car driven by her mother. Her mother was seriously injured, and a lot of attention was given to her mother. Angela suffered an injury to her hip and everyone believed that she should come good, being such a young person. Over time her injury did not come good,...

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Tracey was driving to work one day when a parked car suddenly pulled out in front of him, striking his vehicle. After exchanging information, Tracey carried on, went to work and continued about his day. After the initial shock from the accident wore off, Tracey began experiencing immense back and bilateral shoulder pain. Despite making every effort he could to remain working, the injuries were just too much and Tracey...

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