Henry Carus

Listening to his clients, understanding their concerns and goals and taking the time to explain their options are at the core of Henry Carus’ approach. Having been a former New York City trial lawyer and having acted for a number of insurance firms here in Australia, Henry’s varied work experience has given him a unique insight into each and every aspect of the legal process.

Approachable, caring and determined, Henry goes to great lengths to understand his clients’ personal situations and stories and explain to them the legal process in detail. His approach is what ensures excellent outcomes, winning over 98% of cases.

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Henry Carus

Legal Career History

2001 – present
Henry Carus + Associates
Senior Associate ( Melbourne )

1999 – 2001
Ligeti Partners
Partner ( Melbourne )
Clients: HIH Insurance; CIC Insurance; AAMI; City of Melbourne

1995 – 1999
Phillips Fox
Principal ( Melbourne )
Client: TAC; HIH Insurance; CIC Insurance; AAMI; City of Melbourne

1992 – 1994
Henry Carus Esq
Independent Trial Lawyer ( New York )
Clients: Plaintiffs injured in compensation matters

1986 – 1992
Diamond, Paino, Cardo & King
Independant Trial Lawyer ( New York)
Clients: Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.

1984 – 1986
Waxman, Miller & Trautwig
Associate Litigation Lawyer (Barrister and Solicitor) ( New York )
Clients: Plaintiffs injured in compensation matters; AETNA Casualty and Insurance Co.

1983 – 1984
Honourable Burton R. Lifland – Bankruptcy Judge
Student Clerk ( New York )
Matter: Reorganisation of James Manville Co.

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98% case success rate
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National Trial Lawyers

Professional Qualifications

  • 2009 Accredited Specialist – Personal Injury Law, Law Institute of Victoria
  • 1998 Accreditation Courses, University of Sydney
  • 1995 Accreditation Courses, University of Melbourne
  • 1980 – 1983 Juris Doctor, St John’s University – New York
  • 1976 – 1980 Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, Manhattan College – New York

Professional Associations

  • Australian Lawyers Alliance
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Trial Lawyers Association (USA)
  • Southern Solicitors Group of Victoria
  • Medico-Legal Society of Victoria

Published Articles

High-speed crash occurs out front of service station on Tuesday night
According to the Herald Sun, a car may have been travelling at over 100km/h when it slammed into a pole on Tuesday evening in the Melbourne suburb of Brighton. After colliding with the pole,... Read More »
TAC and Teen Accidents
There has been unfortunately a recent rash of accidents caused by young unlicensed teenagers in Victoria. The TAC (Transport Accident Commission) has a responsibility to those injured in the accidents, even to those drivers... Read More »
What Is Income Protection?
Personal income protection policies are generally taken out by individuals seeking some security for their families should they be unable to work, or are part of a company plan created to provide an additional... Read More »
Meet Graham – The TAC Person Who Can Survive Our Dangerous Roads
Is a new advertising campaign being launched by the TAC to highlight the vulnerability of us humans to injury in a car accident. From what I can see it is a wonderful campaign, in... Read More »
What If I Am Told By My Lawyer That I Have To Make A Tac Serious Injury Application Under The Tac Protocols?
The TAC has recently amended its Serious Injury Protocols. The Protocols have been created in conjunction with a number of parties involved in personal injury law, that being the large firms and the Law... Read More »