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Kogarah NSW (Southern suburbs of Sydney), AUSTRALIA


6/09 –              Worksite Personnel (Seven Hills; Sydney, NSW)

MR/HR multidrop delivery of comestibles for Bidvest (Homebush Bay). Also: undertaking Certificate III in Civil Construction (Plant operations)


5/09                 Temp Careers (Seven Hills; Sydney, NSW)

HR dump truck operator for McCourt Dando civil construction. Also: complete prevocational carpentry certificate and ‘Safe Work at Heights’ qualification.


3/09 -   4/09     Woollahra Council; Freeform Productions; Pole Depot (Penshurst, NSW); Randstad Pty Ltd

Solicitation of donations by telephone to benefit Lions Club charities, CDPP maintenance crew volunteer (till present), ambulance driver, waste management HR driver


11/08 - 1/09    The Builders Lawyer

Construction claims solicitor preparing and defending payment claims and adjudication applications arising from building contracts. Obtained MARCSTA in Perth, Western Australia, in February 2009


5/08 - 10/08  DriveRecruit; Air Liquide Australia; Strategy1

MR driver, operate Komatsu onboard crane, removalist, multidrop delivery


2/08 – 4/08 NSW Attorney-General’s Department

Clerical officer, sound recordist, court officer


8/07 - 1/08 Jobwire; Bluecollar Recruitment; Momentum Recruitment

MR driver, removalist, baggage handler


3/07 - 7/07 Navy Industry Engagement and Contracting Bureau

Manage and record flow of contract and/or tender documentation, make travel bookings & arrange related allowances, coordinate office requisites, draft routine correspondence, arrange meetings. Also: polling official for NSW State election


12/06 – 1/07 Blue Collar Recruitment, Parramatta

Baggage handling for QANTAS flight catering


9/06 – 11/06 Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia

Administration of bankrupt estates, conveyance of real property, lodgement and withdrawal of caveats against encumbered property, provide information about processes and consequences of bankruptcy and quasi-bankruptcy arrangements, receipt of public monies, collection of debts


4/06 –  9/06 Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data entry of survey responses, scanning of forms, data repair, collection of data by phone, door-to-door collection of household forms


1/06 -   4/06 Taylor Dante Loss Prevention; Westfield Hurstville

Random bag checks, respond to alarms and reports of known theft, enforce loss prevention policies and procedures, tailing and observation of suspicious customers and known shop thieves, coordination with covert store detectives and CCTV control room operator.


12/05 – 1/06 Skilltech, Bankstown

Reading and reporting information from electricity meters


8/05 - 11/05 Australian Taxation Office, Parramatta

Inbound telephone counselling of taxpayers regarding their income tax obligations, resolving electronic lodgement difficulties, actioning requests for publications, interpretation of material accessible through webite, decide requests for lodgement deferral, assist completion of paper and e-tax returns, collection action  


7/05 – 8/05 Contact Centres Australia (Surry Hills, Sydney)

Telephone solicitation of donations to benefit the Spastic Centre of New South Wales, the Rural Fire Brigades Association of New South Wales and the Oncology Childrens Foundation


5/04 – 9/04, 4/05 – 7/05 Advent Security; Taylor Dante Loss Prevention

Retail loss prevention officer and security guard, guard point duty, building security patrols, access control, function/exhibition security, mobile patrols, control room operations. Also: document management paralegal Ringtail experience with Freehills


3/05 – 4/05 Customers1to1, Chatswood

Telemarketing ‘carebears’ and solicitation of donations for NRMA Careflight


9/04 – 3/05 Department of the Army (Fort Jackson, USA)

Basic combat training, paralegal specialist training


3/04 – 5/04 Federal Court of Australia; Parliament House, Canberra

Court officer, swearing in witnesses, managing exhibits, Parliamentary security


5/03 – 1/04 Insight Contact Centre; Customcall Pty Ltd

Telephone fundraising for charities and for plans of insurance. Also: concurrent employment at NSW Police Court and Legal Services


8/02 – 4/03 Australian Taxation Office; NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages

Negotiating payment and lodgement arrangements, drafting and issuing statutory notices, actioning requests for duplicate life data, adjudge upon suspension of recovery action and waiver of penalties, negotiate outstanding BAS payments and lodgements


2/02 – 8/02 Pizza Hut

Delivery driver and kitchenhand. Also: nightfill team member for Coles & volunteer solicitor for Redfern Community Legal Centre


9/00 – 12/01 Migration Review Tribunal

Preparation of case examinations, system support, counter and telephone advising, liaison with Tribunal members, paralegal tasks, quality assurance of decisions for publication, Deputy OHS Representative 


3/00 - 7/00 Judge’s Tipstaff, Compensation Court of New South Wales

Personal assisting, chauffer and valet service, running errands, liaison with court officials and legal professionals, preparation of venues for conduct of court hearings on circuit throughout New South Wales


3/97 - 3/00 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Production of official travel documents, document quality assurance, interrogation of applicants for Australian-issued travel documents, authorising of document issue


2/94 - 3/97 Dept of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Personnel and Finance Clerk, Settlement Services Officer, Collector of Public Monies, Records Manager, Court Services Officer (secondment to Federal Court)


9/93 - 2/94 Dept of Defence (Navy)

Data entry, computer operator, personnel clerk, data verification, respond to personnel enquiries, mainframe servicing


10/92 - 8/93 Dept of Employment, Education and Training (Australian Government)

Interview and screening of applicants for advertised positions; job matching; conduct jobseeker group seminars


1989 – 1992 University of New South Wales; State Bank of NSW

Science and engineering degree studies; MICR processing and data entry



Law Certificate from Hanoi National University, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (University of Wollongong), Bachelor of Laws (UTS) 



Senior First Aid certificate, forklift operator’s ticket, 1ABC security officer license, Workcover NSW construction industry OHS general induction “Green Card”, RTA Traffic Control “Blue Card” and “Yellow Card”, driver licenses (classes HC, R), Articulated Dump Truck Operator’s National Certificate of Competency, Bulk Dangerous Goods Transport Certification, Admitted as Legal Practitioner in New South Wales, NSW Solicitor’s Practising Certificate 2008/9, WA Mining Industry “MARCSTA” OHS induction certification, transport industry ‘Blue Card’, Rail Industry Safety Induction ticket, NSW Towtruck Authority license, ‘Safe Work at Heights’ competency certification, prevocational carpentry certificate, RLSSA Bronze Medallion, Red Cross Blood Donor (75-100 blood donations), 60+ wpm typing ability


Software package competencies:

Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access (some), Outlook Express, Publisher (some), Windows Movie Maker and Vegas Movie Studio, Infopath (some), MYOB, TRIM, SAP (some), RINGTAIL (some), Internet Explorer, LexisNexis for legal research



High Distinction: Mathematics 1, Discrete Mathematics, Finite Mathematics A, Complex Analysis, Statistics SE

Distinction: Medical Law, Chemistry 1A and 1B, Biology A

Credit: Foreign Investment Law of the People's Republic of China,

Law and Legal System of the People's Republic of China, Citizenship and Immigration Law, Media Law, Federal Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, Media Law, Federal Constitutional Law, Introduction to Law, Law of Contract, Practice and Procedure, Remedies, Indonesian Law, Law of Contract, Public International Law, Equity, Professional Responsibility 2 (Legal Ethics), Biology B

Pass: (Note: some subjects graded on pass/fail basis only) Criminal Law and Procedure, Administrative Law, Law of Trusts, Private International Law, Property Law, Law of Evidence, Torts, Law and Society (Malaysia), Legal Skills and Professional Awareness, Litigation and Advocacy, Commercial and Estate Practice, Professional Responsibility 1 (Legal Accounting)




Paul Vrachnas                                    Andrew Salmon

Solicitor, NSW Police                        Supervisor, Insight Contact Centre

Ph: 0425273719/ 02 96897203          Ph: 02 92151608             


Eddie Barjacoba                               Mark Findlay

Momentum Recruitment                  Acting Deputy Official Receiver

Ph: 96331141                                     ITSA Sydney Office                                                 Ph:82337548                                                                                                                                             


Brett Duffy                                       Dr David Doyle, Solicitor

Driverecruit                                      The Builders Lawyer

Ph: 96666317 / 0420361164             Ph: 0407288187 /  92121547


Steve O’Donnell - Ph: 02 9377 3818

Nick Hough (Executive Officer) - Ph: 9377 3831 / 0401 715 565)

Supervisors and Work Colleagues

Navy Industry Engagement and Contracting Bureau


Nenad Ivanovski

Air Liquide Australia (Deputy Manager, Natgas site at Mascot)

ph: 93175011 / 0412469002



Pole Depot CDEP Maintenance Crew Leader


Scans of vocational qualifications

List of UTS Law Graduates - 2001

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