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 –
9 December 2014

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

Area of Law

  • Children’s Court
  • Family Law

About

Kate practices in common law, with a focus on civil claims for institutional abuse. She also accepts briefs in family law, children’s law and victims of crime matters.

Kate’s abuse litigation experience includes historical claims for sexual and physical abuse of children in State-run, religious and non-government institutions, including private and public schools. Kate represented abuse survivors who gave evidence to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Kate’s family law practice is focused on child protection and family violence matters. Kate also appears regularly before the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT).  She is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance and the Children’s Court and Common Law Bar Associations.

Prior to joining the Bar, Kate worked in Aboriginal communities as a Lawyer with Djirra. She is a current member of the Victorian Bar’s Indigenous Justice Committee and a board member at The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.