Jill Hill is a member of the Sydney Bar.  She was admitted as a barrister in 2005, and is a current member of the NSW Bar Association with an unrestricted practising certificate.  She is admitted to practice in all courts and tribunals in NSW.  Before coming to the Bar she was a partner in a large provincial law firm and as a country solicitor worked in many areas of general practise.  Jill also worked for several years as a claims manager for a large insurer, and is a former Bankruptcy Editor of the Australian Insolvency Journal.  

Current areas of practice

    • tribunals and administrative law, particularly the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Guardianship Division) and the NSW Mental Health Tribunal.
    • disputed wills and Succession Act matters
    • negotiations, mediation, precedents
    • capacity and elder law

Experience includes

    • negligence and tort law
    • commercial law
    • banking, consumer and credit law
    • contracts
    • debt collecting
    • family law
    • defamation
    • disputed wills and Succession Act matters
    • local government law
    • rural property disputes

Jill also

    • 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