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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Legal career history

2001 - present

Henry Carus + Associates

Principal ( 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.

Professional qualifications

Professional associations

  • Australian Lawyers Alliance
  • American Association for Justice
  • Southern Solicitors Group of Victoria
  • Medico-Legal Society of Victoria

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