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Jessica Tate

Human Resources Coordinator

+61 2 4221 9311


Jessica is the Kells’ human resources coordinator and is based in our Wollongong office. With nineteen years experience at Kells, her familiarity with the firm is second-to-none. She grew up in the Illawarra region and is known for being approachable, resilient and a good listener.

What she does

Jessica performs a wide range of duties which include providing advice and assistance in applying sound recruitment and selection practices, appropriate induction along with training and development programs. She is also called upon to handle employee related services and assists with regulatory compliance. Additionally, Jessica is involved in employee retention through the annual performance reviews.

If you are a university or high school student looking for work experience, Jessica will manage your placement at Kells, placing you within teams and handling any regulatory processes. Our visiting work experience students receive the opportunity to encounter and understand all areas of law and where possible attend a court hearing.

“Since starting at Kells in 2000, I have continued to be rewarded with opportunities to learn and grow to where I am today. The firm has an excellent culture with great partner contact and I thoroughly enjoy the social events.”

Community Involvement

Jessica regularly volunteers her time by assisting at her children’s school.

Life Outside Kells

Jessica enjoys the fitness world and has completed a number of obstacle races with her biggest fitness achievement completing a 22km race in the Blue Mountains.


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