Our Team

Karen Watson Principal Solicitor

Karen Watson is our principal solicitor and born and bred in the Macarthur area.  Karen carried out her secondary education at Macarthur Anglican High School, completed a Bachelor of Social Science at University of Western Sydney and a Bachelor of Laws at University of New England.

Karen’s employment history includes seven years at the New South Wales Crime Commission before joining a well-known mid-size law firm in the Macarthur area.  This invaluable experience and knowledge has helped Karen grow to become a prominent and experienced lawyer.  In January 2014 Watson Law was born and has continued to grow significantly since that time.

Karen has experience in many areas of the law including:

  • Commercial law and litigation;
  • Family law;
  • Property law and conveyancing;
  • Estate planning and Will disputes;
  • Criminal and traffic matters.
Karen Watson

Rebecca Blackburn Solicitor

Rebecca is a solicitor born and raised in the Macarthur area, having attended Broughton Anglican College for her secondary education. Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology Sydney, as well as her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the College of Law.

Rebecca has been admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. Rebecca previously worked in personal injury and immigration law firms, before joining Watson Law in 2017.

Rebecca has experience across all Watson Law service areas including civil litigation, family law, wills and estates, criminal and traffic matters.

Rebecca Blackburn

Gemma Mercieca Solicitor

Gemma is a Solicitor born and raised in the Hills District. Gemma has completed a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws at Western Sydney University and was admitted to practice in March 2018.

Gemma has been working in the legal industry since 2013 and prior to her employment with Watson Law, she has worked in criminal law, family law, property law, debt recovery and strata law.

Gemma has experience across all Watson Law service areas, with a particular focus on criminal and traffic matters.

Gemma Mercieca

Samantha Watson Paralegal

Samantha is our paralegal assisting the principal solicitor.  Samantha assists in Family Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Estates and Conveyancing.

Samantha has worked in the Legal industry since 2011 and is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws at the University of New England.

Samantha has a wealth of legal knowledge in all areas of law and is client focused. She is a first point of contact and has the enviable talent of making clients feel at ease and confident that their legal matter is being well looked after.

Samantha is a local to the area having lived in Macarthur all her life.

Samantha Watson

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