Debt Recovery Paralegal

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About Rachael

Rachael commenced her legal career in 1990 initially working in the areas of Family Law, Conveyancing, Commercial Leasing and Wills and Estates.

In 1996 Rachael started working for a national commercial and insurance law firm gaining further experience in the area of Building and Construction Law and Banking and Finance and in 2000 moved into her specialised area of Debt Recovery and Credit Control.

During this time Rachael was recovering debts on behalf of a large national credit agency involving recovery proceedings in all jurisdictions in all states and territories and initiating mortgage enforcement proceedings in the Supreme Court, obtaining judgment and obtaining Possession Orders.

In 2006 Rachael joined Turnbull Hill Lawyers working in the Commercial Litigation Team continuing her interest in Debt Recovery, Bankruptcy and Corporate Insolvency

Adding to her extensive experience in Debt Recovery, Rachael also works in the General Litigation Team in a variety of areas including Personal injury, Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation, Dust Disease and Asbestos Compensation Claims.

What Rachael does

Debt Recovery

Rachael’s debt recovery experience involves:

  • Issuing letters of demand
  • Creditors Statutory Demand for Payment of Debt
  • Initiating debt recovery proceedings
  • Obtaining judgment
  • Issuing enforcement proceedings

Rachael also liaises with:

  • Clients
  • Debtors
  • Barristers
  • Process servers
  • Office of the Sheriff
  • ASIC
  • Australian Financial Security Authority
  • Financial institutions
  • Court staff in the Local Court, District Court, Supreme Court and Federal Court and filing Court documents via the Online Court Registry.

Personal Injury

Rachael’s personal injury experience involves liaising with

  • Clients
  • Barristers
  • Medical professionals and experts
  • Medicare
  • WIRO
  • SIRA
  • CARS
  • MAS
  • Dust Diseases Tribunal
  • Court staff in the District Court and Supreme Court.

Locations Rachael services

New South Wales

Outside of Turnbull Hill Lawyers

Outside of work Rachael enjoys spending time with family, gardening and combining her love of travel and photography with regular visits to her family in South Africa photographing wildlife on safari in Kruger Park.

Rachael is a Life Member of Macquarie Hunter Athletics Club, coaching and running the Athletes with a Disability Program since 2005 and currently holds the position of Vice President AWD.


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