Partner and Legal Director
Micah Jenkins is a NSW Law Society Accredited Specialist in Business Law and has more than 24 years experience working in the Hunter and United Kingdom.
Admitted as a solicitor in 1999, Micah trained in a national law firm and undertook private practice and in-house roles in the UK. He was a partner of a long-standing Newcastle-based law firm before establishing Jenkins Legal and Advisory in 2014. His work in both private practice and in-house has equipped him with unique and specialised skills in business law and commercial property law.
Micah has extensive experience in providing quality legal services and corporate governance advice for the mining services, hospitality, health practitioner, insolvency and not-for-profit sectors and various other Hunter based SMEs. He is also regularly involved in joint-venture structuring and disputes arising from joint ventures for these sectors. He is widely sought after for his understanding of, and contacts in, the export and importation of goods, particularly for the Hunter’s mining services and wine industries. He regularly acts for “in-bound” foreign business and investors in NSW. He is also highly regarded for his expertise in providing licensing and planning law advice, advocacy for the hospitality industry and planning and development law advice and documentation for the Hunter’s construction industry.
His reputation for providing quality services into matters with local government and corporate governance was recognised with his appointment as an independent member of the City of Newcastle’s audit committee. Micah is a passionate Novocastrian who has travelled and represented clients on transactions throughout Asia-Pacific in his private practice and in-house roles. He provides his time to a range of not-for-profit and community-based organisations and was the President of the Newcastle Business Club in 2010. He has also donated his time and skills to support the work of the Newcastle Institute and was a director of Companion Credit Union from 2009 to 2011.
Micah holds bachelor degrees in Law and Science from the University of Newcastle. He became a Notary Public in 2012. He completed a Diploma of Management in 2011 and is a member of the NSW Law Society and a previous member of The Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia.