Jennifer Hillier

Areas of Practice

Appellate, Commercial Law, Common Law, Equestrian and Bloodstock, Equity, Inquests and Commissions of Inquiry, Insurance Law, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Veterinary Surgeons and Equestrian), WHS Prosecutions/Enforceable Undertakings

Jurisdictions

Education

King’s College, London UK – LLB

Year of admission as a Solicitor, England and Wales: 2009

Year of admission as an Australian Lawyer: 2012

Year of admission to High Court of Australia: 2015

Year of admission to the NSW Bar: 2017

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 and their insureds 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, insureds 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.

Contact via the clerk.