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Kylie Evans

Bar roll 2011 Admitted 2001
  • Commercial Law Employment & Industrial
  • Public Law
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Kylie Evans appears in all courts and tribunals in public, administrative and general commercial law matters

Kylie's expertise includes residential tenancy proceedings.  She also provides advice in these areas to non-government and government clients. Kylie is co-author of the Annotated Guide to the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities, and has taught on this subject in the Masters program at Melbourne Law School. 

She holds first class honours degrees in Law from the University of Melbourne and the University of Cambridge (Masters of Law) and a first class Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne. She was Associate to the Honourable Justice David Hunt AO QC at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in 1999 and a Research Fellow for the Honourable Professor James Crawford AC SC FBA (now a Justice of the International Court of Justice) from 2002-2005.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Contact

Correspondence
Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers West
Level 23 Room 7

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Residential & Retail Tenancies
Employment & Industrial
  • Discrimination
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Constitutional Law
  • Customs Law
  • Discrimination
  • Extradition Law
  • Environment
  • Freedom of Information
  • Guardianship & Administration
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Native Title
  • Privacy
  • Public International Law
  • Taxation

Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Master of Laws (Cantab)

Admitted

Victoria

Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Public Law

Bare v IBAC [2015] VSCA 197 (appearing for the IBAC in this important case concerning the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities, led by Peter Gray QC, also appearing in the trial proceedings: Bare v Small [2013] VSC 129).

TRV v Department of Health and Human Services (Human Rights) [2015] VCAT 1188 (5 August 2015)(appearing for the Patient Review Panel in these proceedings concerning access to IVF treatment under the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act).

Rigoni v Victorian Electoral Commission [2015] VSC 97 (appearing for the Victorian Electoral Commission in proceedings before the Court of DIsputed Returns challenging the outcome of the November 2014 Victorian general election).

Donohue v Victorian Electoral Commission [2015] VSC 98 (appearing for the Victorian Electoral Commission in related proceedings before the Court of Disputed Returns challenging the outcome of the November 2014 Victorian general election).

AG v Secretary of Justice [2013] NRSC 10 (appearing for the Government of Nauru in this important habeus corpus and constitutional law case, led by Stephen Donaghue QC). 

Ahmed v Chief Commissioner of Police - appearing for the Chief Commissioner of Police in an application for leave to appeal and application for extension of time 

R v Chaouk  [2013] VSCA 99 - appearing as junior Counsel on behalf of the Attorney-General of Victoria in an appeal, led by Stephen McLeish SC (former Solicitor-General for Victoria)

Kuriakose v Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (appearing for the Nursing and Midwifery Board in a merits review of a decision regarding registration under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law).

Rankin v Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (appearing for the VOCAT in a review application). 

Residential Tenancies

Fauth v Director of Housing [2015] VSC 320 (appearing for the Director of Housing in this appeal from VCAT concerning s 248 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Vic))

Burgess v Director of Housing [2014] VSC 648 (appearing for the Director of Housing led by Peter Gray QC in this important case about the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities).

Janusauskas v Director of Housing [2014] VSC 650 (appearing for the Director of Housing in an appeal from a decision of the VCAT concerning sub-letting by a tenant).

Director of Housing v Janusauskas [2014] VCAT 42 (appearing for the Director of Housing in a contested application for possession of rented premises on the basis of sub-letting).

Director of Housing v Burgess [2013] VCAT 926 (appearing for the Director of Housing in a contested application for possession of rented premises on the basis of drug trafficking).

Director of Housing v Caddaye [2014] VCAT 114 (appearing for the Director of Housing in an application for possession order of rented premises on the basis of illegal use of premises).

Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 (Vic)

In the matter of "HA" [2014] VSC 237 (appearing for the Secretary to the Department of Health adn Human Services in this application for revocation of a non-custodial supervision order under the Crimes (Mental Impairtment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 (Vic)).

Re HWL [2015] VSC 170 (appearing for the Secretary to the Department of Health and Human Services)

In the Matter of MP [2015] VSC 265 (appearing for the Secretary to the Department of Health and Human Services)

BJOB [2013] VSC 40R (appearing for the Attorney-General of Victoria)

Freedom of information

Wilderness Society of Victoria v VicForests and Paper Australia Pty Ltd (appearing for Australian Paper in these FOI proceedings which concerned commercial-in-confidential information).