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Jill Hill - Barrister


Jill Hill is a member of NSW Bar Association. She practises at the Sydney Bar.

Current areas of practice

  • Tribunals and administrative law, particularly the NSW Guardianship Tribunal
  • disputed wills and Family Provision Act matter
  • negotiations, mediation, precedents   


Before her admission to the Bar, Jill was principal of a legal practice specialising in defending negligence claims on behalf of a large insurer. She maintains an interest in tort law.

Jill is a former Bankruptcy Editor of the Australian Insolvency Journal.

For many years Jill lived in country NSW. She was a partner in a large provincial law firm and, as a country lawyer, worked in many areas of general practice.

Her experience includes:

  • negligence and tort law
  • commercial law
  • banking, consumer and credit law
  • contracts
  • debt collecting
  • family law
  • defamation 
  • disputed wills and Family Provision Act matters 
  • Local Government law
  • rural property disputes
  • criminal law


  • co-authored the first training and standards manual for the Department of Consumer Affairs
  • was a Parliamentary amenuensis
  • worked on the editorial staff of a Sydney daily newspaper