Declan Norrie

Senior AdvisorManager - Community

Lead: Manager - Community

Phone: 1800 959 885

Mobile: 0451 115 062


Legal experience

Declan is an acclaimed early career Advisor, having been shortlisted as a Rising Star at the 2020 Australian Law Awards in his second year of practice.

Declan practises across a range of areas, notably commercial, technology, public, employment, and non-profit law (incl. managing Proximity’s Pro Bono Program).

Declan has a personal interest in modernising Australia’s environmental legal framework.

Declan has provided these legal services to the Digital Transformation Agency, Civil Aviation Safety Authority, National Health and Medical Research Council, Austrade, and as part of Proximity’s In House Counsel program.

Declan provides pro bono legal services to community organisations, and has averaged over 220 hours per annum since being admitted to the Supreme Court of the ACT.

Declan provides predominantly commercial- and employment-related advice, focusing on improving systems and processes to futureproof non-profits with respect to major areas of legal risk in their operation.

Declan has also been involved in the creation and operationalisation of new community organisations in the ACT and Victoria.