Jacob Tate » Jacob Tate

Qualifications: BA, LLB, Dip. Legal Practice
Admitted as a Solicitor: 2012
Called to Bar: 2021
Phone: (02) 4032 4511
Email:  jtate@hunterstreetchambers.com.au

Connect on LinkedIn

Jacob was called to the New South Wales Bar in 2021. He appears regularly in Criminal trials, sentences, and Local Court hearings. Jacob has appeared across jurisdictions, appearing in the District Court of Western Australia and Local and Supreme Courts of the Northern Territory of Australia.

Before being called to the Bar Jacob was employed by the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) ltd for eight years. At the Aboriginal Legal Service Jacob worked extensively in the Children’s, Local, District and Supreme Courts, he also appeared before the State Parole Authority.

Jacob ran the Parramatta Aboriginal Legal Service Children’s Court practice and most recently was the manager of their Newcastle Office. In between these roles Jacob ran trials and complex maters as a trial advocate for the Aboriginal Legal Service in the Western Regions of New South Wales.

Jacob practices out of Newcastle and Lismore and accepts briefs across the State and Country

Practice areas

Criminal Law
  • Appellate
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental and Planning Offences
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mental Illness
  • Proceeds of Crime and Money Laundering
  • Property Offences
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic
  • White Collar and Corporate Crime
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Children’s Court Matters
  • Child Sexual Assault Piolet Scheme
  • Children’s Serious Indictable Offences

Inquests and Inquiries

  • Commissions and other Inquiries
  • Coronial Inquests

Public and Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings