Category: Criminal 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, […]

Court of Appeal matter – leaving extraordinary emergency to juries

One of my pro-bono Court of Appeal matters where both the appeal against conviction and sentence was allowed – a young driver involved in a car accident where extra-ordinary emergency was not left to the jury.  View […]

Appearance for Dr Jayant Patel – advocating for his acquittal

Dr Patel’s historic, and proper, acquittal on 13 March 2013 was widely publicised – I was pleased to have been part of the legal team, and to have been able to work on putting together […]