KATE STOWELL

Bar Roll – 25 October 2018
Admitted – 9 December 2014

Phone – 9225 7333
Email – katestowell@vicbar.com.au 

KATE STOWELL

Bar Roll – 25 October 2018
Admitted –
09 December 2018

Phone – 9225 7333
Email –
katestowell@vicbar.com.au 

Area of Law

  • Children’s Court
  • Family Law

About

Kate has a broad practice in family, children, personal injury and media law.

Before coming to the Bar, Kate worked as a solicitor in child protection, intervention orders, parenting disputes and victims of crime assistance matters (VOCAT).

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Kate’s personal injury practice focuses on institutional child abuse compensation. She advises on cases involving abuse in state-run, religious and non-government institutions. Kate represented abuse survivors in public hearings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Kate has worked extensively in Aboriginal communities as a Lawyer with Djirra (formerly known as the Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria).

Kate is also interested in media law, particularly freedom of information, defamation and press freedom matters. Kate completed her Master of Laws research thesis on international journalist source protection laws at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Kate is reading with Cecily Hollingworth.

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