PROFILE

Full Name: Kimberley Phair
Email: kphair@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 7777
Fax:+61 3 9225 8480
Chambers: Coldrey Chambers
Room: 0623
Date of Admission: 8 Feb 2010
Called to the Bar: 22 Oct 2015
Qualifications: BPod; LLB (Hons); GDLP
Previous Occupation: Solictor, Judge's Associate, Podiatrist

Profile

Kimberley Phair comes to the Bar with varied experience as a Solicitor Advocate, Associate at the County Court of Victoria and the District Court of South Australia, and as a Podiatrist.

Kim has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Adelaide University and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. Further, she has a Bachelor of Podiatry from LaTrobe University which includes studies in Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology.

Kim accepts briefs in all litigious matters with a focus on Criminal law, Confiscation matters, Coronial Inquests and Disciplinary proceedings.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Kim worked as a Solicitor Advocate at a small law firm, where she managed a large file load of criminal, family and commercial cases enabling her to be well placed to understand the needs of, and demands placed upon Solicitors.

As a Solicitor, Kim prepared and instructed in complex briefs in criminal trials, particularly drug offences utilising her knowledge of pharmacology.

Kim also prepared briefs and instructed in civil trials which has enabled her to consolidate the necessary preparation and research skills to be an effective advocate and given her the confidence to deal with matters that span various areas of law.

Kim has appeared in the Magistrates’ Court in numerous criminal matters (including drug offences), intervention order matters and infringement matters. 

Kim has developed a particular interest in Confiscation matters, as a result of being an Associate in the Confiscations List in the County Court and also in her practice as a Solicitor. She has drawn documents for and appeared in the Confiscations List in both the Supreme and County Courts.

Kim read with Anthony P Lewis.


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Areas of Practice

Common Law/Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

Public/Administrative

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Proceeds of Crime

Criminal

  • Appellate
  • Crimes against the person
  • Drugs
  • Mental Illness
  • Proceeds of Crime/Money Laundering
  • Property Offences
  • Traffic
  • White Collar and Corporate Crime

Inquests/Inquiries

  • Commissions and other inquiries
  • Coronial Inquests

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
  • South Australia
From 30 Oct 2015, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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