Kate Cuthbertson SC, Barrister, Malthouse Chambers
About the Presenter:
Ms Kate Cuthbertson SC joined the Bar in 2010 after 10 years practising as a barrister and solicitor for the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania. She has experience in a broad range of legal areas and for over 20 years has appeared as counsel at trial and on appeal in the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the Federal Court of Australia. Ms Cuthbertson’s general litigation practice includes professional discipline, estate, commercial, environmental, personal injury and professional indemnity matters. She is a Deputy Chairperson of the Tasmanian Racing Appeal Board, a member of TASCAT and the Parole Board of Tasmania and a Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioner.
In addition, Kate is a director of the Motor Accidents Insurance Board, vice-chairperson of the Mosaic Support Services and a member of the Council of Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity and the Attorney-General’s Sentencing Advisory Council. She has co-ordinated the Magistrates Court Practice and Advocacy Module of the Tasmanian Legal Practice Course for a number of years. Kate is the current Secretary and Treasurer of the Tasmanian Bar has been a member of the Bar Council since 2014.