Our experience. Your results.

Rankin Ellison was first established in 1899. We are now a full service legal practice, offering lawyers who have proven expertise in their fields.


Eight of our Senior Lawyers have at least 20 years' litigation experience. Six of them have held positions as senior litigation partners in litigation firms. Seven of our senior lawyers have experience in catastrophic claims litigation. Each lawyer is selected with an emphasis on the provision of quality work, performed efficiently and effectively.


Our offices are in Sydney and Newcastle. We provide personal solutions, with the experience, specialised knowledge and expertise our clients expect to receive. Our clients include corporate and business organisations, as well as individuals and families. Our lawyers have special expertise in insurance and Government advice, litigation and commercial law. Some recent accomplishments include:


vLeading Workers Compensation Law Firms (Defendant) – NSW – Doyles Guide (2019)

vLeading Public & Product Liability Law Firms (Defendant) – NSW – Doyles Guide (2019)

vLeading Professional Indemnity Law Firms – NSW – Doyles Guide (2019)

vLeading Medical Negligence & Malpractice Law Firms (Defendant) – NSW – Doyles Guide (2019)

vLeading Dust Diseases Law Firms (Defendant) – NSW – Doyles Guide (2019)

vLeading Compulsory Third Party Insurance Law Firms – NSW – Doyles Guide (2019)

vLeading Dust Diseases Law Firms – NSW – Doyles Guide (2018)

vLeading Workers Compensation Law Firms – NSW - Doyles Guide (2018)

vLeading Public & Product Liability Law Firms – NSW - Doyles Guide (2018)

vLeading Medical Negligence & Malpractice Law Firms – NSW - Doyles Guide (2018)

vLeading Professional Indemnity Law Firms – NSW - Doyles Guide (2018)

vLeading Dust Diseases Law Firms – NSW– Doyles Guide (2017)

vLeading Public and Product Liability Law Firm – NSW– Doyles Guide (2017)

vLeading Workers Compensation Law Firms – NSW– Doyles Guide (2017)

vLeading Dust Diseases Law Firms – NSW– Doyles Guide (2016)

vLeading Workers Compensation Law Firms – NSW— Doyles Guide (2016)

vLeading Compulsory Third Party Insurance Law Firms – NSW - Doyles Guide (2016)

vLeading Public Liability Law Firms – NSW—Doyles Guide (2016)

vLeading Compulsory Third Party Insurance Lawyers – NSW - Doyles Guide (2016)

vLeading Workers Compensation Lawyers – NSW - Doyles Guide (2016)

vLeading Dust Diseases Lawyers – NSW - Doyles Guide (2016)

vLeading WorkCover & Workers Compensation Lawyers – Sydney - Doyles Guide (2015)


  • Our offices will be closed from 5:00pm on Friday 20 December 2019 and will re-open on Monday 6 January 2020 at 8:45am. The Directors and staff would like to convey their best wishes to you for the Festive Season. 

Latest Publications

REALITY TV CONTESTANT FOUND TO BE AN EMPLOYEE

Ms Prince (the claimant) was a contestant on Seven Network’s (the Respondent) television program “House Rules”. She claimed a psychological injury as a consequence of treatment she received while on the show. The case came before the Workers Compensation Commission (the Commission) after the Respondent declined liability, the question raised was whether the claimant, being a contestant on a television show, could be an employee under a contract of service. 

Prince v Seven Network (Operations) Limited [2019] NSWWCC 313

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Testimonials

  • “Thank you for your compassionate approach and efficient handling of the house sale, probate and distribution and especially for making it as easy for me as possible to action things remotely. This process has been finished a lot quicker and with a lot less difficulty that I had imagined might be involved.” NH

  • “We have sought legal advice from several different Lawyers at Rankin Ellison in the areas of Conveyancing, Estate Planning and Insurance Litigation. All of our matters were dealt with the utmost professionalism and dedication. The Directors and staff at Rankin Ellison have all been extremely polite, helpful and very knowledgeable in their particular field of expertise. We would highly recommend Rankin Ellison for any legal advice that you may require.” Chris and Tanya Holbert

  • “We’ve been very grateful to you for your support and guidance during these last months. We appreciated your keeping us informed and also your assisting us by doing some of the business at our home.
    With kindest regards” RE Client

  • “I am a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors & of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. I was a Director of a Multi National Company for thirty years & involved in Supreme Court litigation from 1988 to the present. I have had many dealings with Rankin Ellison and Nick Prentice and hold them in the highest possible regard.”

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