Our People

Solicitor

Bernard McAuley

Bernard has a broad range of litigation experience including in the areas of commercial law, medical negligence, negligence and other torts, estate law and criminal law.

Bernard has worked for the Chief Judge at Common Law in the Supreme Court of NSW, the United Nations in Vienna, and for litigation law firms prior to joining McAuley Hawach Lawyers.

Admissions

  • Lawyer of the High Court of Australia
  • Lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Memberships

  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Parramatta & District Regional Law Society
  • Central Coast Law Society
  • St Thomas More Society

Committees

  • Injury Compensation Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales

Recent cases

  • SafeWork NSW v Rex Australia Pty Ltd; SafeWork NSW v Wei Wang [2021] NSWDC 334
  • Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd v Brett Harford; Copeland Building Services Pty Ltd v Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd; Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd v Harford Transport Pty Ltd (No 2) [2020] NSWCA 134
  • Gorman v McKnight [2020] NSWCA 20
  • Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd v Brett Harford; Copeland Building Services Pty Ltd v Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd; Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd v Harford Transport Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 41
  • Harford v Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd [2019] NSWSC 371
  • Trevor Allan Cottle v Commissioner of Police [2018] NSWIRComm 1080
  • NSW Commissioner of Police v Cottle [2019] NSWSC 1588
  • Estate Judd v McKnight; Gammage v Estate Judd, Channell v Estate Judd; McKnight v Estate Judd (No.4) [2018] NSWSC 1489
  • Estate Judd v McKnight; Gammage v Estate Judd, Channell v Estate Judd; McKnight v Estate Judd (No.3) [2018] NSWSC 1479

Bernard can be contacted as follows:

Phone: (02) 9633 1826
Email: bmcauley@mhl.net.au