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Mr Shaun McCarthy


Newcastle Law School


Legal program at Newcastle Beach riding a wave of success

January 29, 2015

A free legal clinic, metres from the crashing waves at Newcastle Beach, is pushing law students into new learning experiences.

Kathleen Folbigg case review bid challenges SIDS evidence

October 9, 2014

Shaun McCarthy discusses an evidence challenge of the Kathleen Folbigg case

Human Rights and Refugees

June 24, 2014

Shaun McCarthy of the UNLC addressed a group of local refugees on the common issues facing asylum seekers in Australia

Kathleen Folbigg’s Sister Speaks Out

April 2, 2014

The sister of convicted child-killer Kathleen Folbigg has come out against a campaign to launch a judicial enquiry into her case.

Alan Jones Lends His Support to Convicted Child Killer Kathleen Folbigg

January 20, 2014

Support for convicted child killer Kathleen Folbigg is gathering support with Radio host Alan Jones now joining the calls to have her case reviewed.

Law on the Beach

Hit the surf and source legal advice

January 20, 2014

Young people needing legal advice are encouraged to tap into expertise of the University of Newcastle's Legal Centre when it slips out of the office and hits the sand for its annual Law on the Beach free community legal advice service.

Mr Shaun McCarthy


University of Newcastle Legal Centre
Newcastle Law School
Faculty of Business and Law

Contact Details

Phone (02) 4921 8666
Fax (02) 4921 8866


Room UNH2.7
Building University House
Location University House
Cnr King and Auckland Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300