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 […]

“Wimmin and Whitlam’s Legacy”

Gough Whitlam had a profound impact on the rights of women … His government was at the forefront of engaging women in the workforce … There’s still a long way to go, says Queensland barrister Kylie Hillard

Published in Justinian 14 November 2014

“Queensland’s women problem”

Brisbane barrister Kylie Hillard argues that the lack of female judicial appointments in Queensland is damaging confidence in the courts … Disappearing women … Warnings from Michael McHugh ignored … Overwhelmingly white and male gives rise to perceptions of injustice

Published 21 October 2014 in “Justinian.

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 […]