Dr Sue McNicol QC

Bar Roll: 2003 Silk: 2012
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Sue practises in commercial, administrative and criminal law.

She specialises in privilege, discovery, confidentiality, privacy, civil procedure, contempt of court, evidence, class actions, freedom of information, public interest immunity, criminal procedure, search warrants and subpoenas.

Sue also regularly acts as an arbitrator in investigations into public and private companies where disputes about privilege have arisen.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Sue was an Associate Professor of Law at Monash University’s Law Faculty from 1993 to 2002 and held a variety of academic positions at Melbourne and Monash Universities.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

 

ArbitrationCommercialConfidential InformationConstitutional LawFOI/PrivacyJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewRoyal Commissions/Government Inquiries

QUALIFICATIONS:

BCL (Oxford), LLB (Hons) (Melb) BA (Melb), Ph.D (Monash)

Sue completed her BCL at Oxford University (where she won the first Rupert Cross Prize for the highest result in Evidence Law). She also received an Honours Law degree from Melbourne University (where she won the Spero Wilson Memorial Scholarship for the highest result in Advanced Constitutional Law) and a Ph.D from Monash (where she won the Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal for the best Ph.D for her year).

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Chair of the Working Party for Entrance Exams for Victorian Barristers;
Member of the Legal Education and Training Readers' Course Sub-Committee of the Victorian Bar;
Member of the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB);
Member of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s former Advisory Committee for legal privilege;
Member of the Law Council of Australia’s former Advisory Committee on legal privilege.

Dr Sue McNicol QC

Bar Roll: 2003 Silk: 2012
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Profile

Sue practises in commercial, administrative and criminal law.

She specialises in privilege, discovery, confidentiality, privacy, civil procedure, contempt of court, evidence, class actions, freedom of information, public interest immunity, criminal procedure, search warrants and subpoenas.

Sue also regularly acts as an arbitrator in investigations into public and private companies where disputes about privilege have arisen.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Sue was an Associate Professor of Law at Monash University’s Law Faculty from 1993 to 2002 and held a variety of academic positions at Melbourne and Monash Universities.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

 

Areas of Practice

ArbitrationCommercialConfidential InformationConstitutional LawFOI/PrivacyJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewRoyal Commissions/Government Inquiries

Cases

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

BCL (Oxford), LLB (Hons) (Melb) BA (Melb), Ph.D (Monash)

Sue completed her BCL at Oxford University (where she won the first Rupert Cross Prize for the highest result in Evidence Law). She also received an Honours Law degree from Melbourne University (where she won the Spero Wilson Memorial Scholarship for the highest result in Advanced Constitutional Law) and a Ph.D from Monash (where she won the Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal for the best Ph.D for her year).

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Chair of the Working Party for Entrance Exams for Victorian Barristers;
Member of the Legal Education and Training Readers' Course Sub-Committee of the Victorian Bar;
Member of the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB);
Member of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s former Advisory Committee for legal privilege;
Member of the Law Council of Australia’s former Advisory Committee on legal privilege.