Category: Barrister at Law

Court of Appeal matter – important for future cases

One of my pro-bono appeals in the Court of Appeal was reported and published in a local newspaper on 18 July 2017.  Most importantly – the client was able to have a voice and representation […]

Doyles 2017 Leading Criminal Law Barristers for Queensland

Kylie Hillard is Recommended junior counsel in Criminal Law in Queensland and one of only three women on the 2017 Doyles Criminal Law List for Queensland. http://doylesguide.com/leading-criminal-law-barristers-queensland-2017/ The 2017 listing of leading Queensland Criminal Law […]

Appearance for ex-LNP MP Scott Driscoll – advocating for the best sentence possible

8 March 2017 article published about the sentence submissions – https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/fraudster-exlnp-mp-scott-driscoll-taken-into-custody-20170306-gurvyg.html   

Welcome to my blog – advocacy in the modern world

I started this blog site to have one place on line that brings together some of the  different advocacy that I do. Advocacy takes many forms and ranges from my professional work as a barrister, […]

Contempt of Court: Your Clients’ Rights and Powers of the Court, in Family Law proceedings

  Contempt of Court Orders – your client’s rights and the powers of the court When it comes to allegations of contempt of court orders in family law, you need to know your client’s rights […]

Budget ‘metadata’ funding may enable domestic violence

The government’s new metadata regime should be amended to prevent perpetrators of domestic violence accessing this information, Kylie Hillard writes.

Published in Lawyers Weekly on 11 May 2016

Speaker – Australian Women Lawyers Conference 2016 in Perth

Unintended consequence of government “metadata” legislation that enables domestic and family violence.