Project Description

Ms Hillier commenced her legal career in London, UK in 2007. In 2009, and after completing her training contract in London with a global law firm, she qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales.

As a trainee solicitor and then solicitor, she acted for insurers in the areas of medical negligence, coronial inquests and inquiries (including matters for the NHS Litigation Authority), professional indemnity (solicitors, accountants, architects, engineers, surveyors, and veterinary surgeons), equestrian and bloodstock, and product liability including recalls. She also provided coverage advice to insurers and re-insurers:

Mopani Copper Mines plc v Millennium Underwriting Ltd [2008] EWHC 1331 (Comm) (effect of deleting words in a placing slip).  

Ms Hillier undertook the Lloyd’s of London Introductory Market Test (as it was then known), and completed several secondments with insurers including working within corporate insurance teams, claims teams, and with underwriters of a Lloyd’s syndicate.

In 2012, Ms Hillier was admitted as a lawyer in New South Wales, and continued to act for insurers and self-insureds in the areas of medical negligence, professional indemnity, equestrian and bloodstock, and public and products liability. Ms Hillier has also acted for medical/health professionals subject to investigation and disciplinary action including s.150 proceedings.

Ms Hillier was called to the NSW Bar in 2017.

Contact Details

Phone: (02) 9336 5399
Fax: (02) 9336 5353
Email: hillier@estc.net.au

Year of Admission as a Solicitor, England & Wales – 2009
Year of Admission as an Australian Lawyer – 2012
Year of Admission to the High Court of Australia – 2015
Year of Admission to the NSW Bar – 2017

Education

Degree – King’s College, London, UK – LLB

Practice Areas

  • Insurance
  • Common Law/Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Medical Negligence
  • Professional Discipline (Medical/Health Professionals)
  • Commercial
  • Equity
  • Appellate
  • WHS Prosecutions/Enforceable Undertakings
  • Inquests and Commissions of Inquiry