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Kim Bailey

BA LLB (Hons) Macquarie University, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Certificate in Theology (Hons Class 1) Moore Theological College

Lecturer in Law
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Kim Bailey is a lawyer with a speciality in common law. Prior to her academic career, Kim gained extensive experience working in large insurance litigation practices. She has represented and advised corporations in a wide variety of litigation, including High Court proceedings, coronial inquests, defamation, false imprisonment and class actions. Her practice ranged across multiple jurisdictions. Kim is admitted to practice in the New South Wales Supreme Court, The Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.

In legal practice, Kim has authored a number of papers for clients on key areas of legal development, advising insurers on the implications of legal change. She has assisted clients in devising resolution and litigation strategies in a variety of civil litigation matters and in considering the implications of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW).

Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University. She was awarded Honours Second Class in Law (1997) and the Australian Securities Commission Prize for dux of Corporations Law (1997). She was also awarded the Preliminary Certificate of Theology with First Class Honours from Moore Theological College Sydney (2012).

Kim has written a number of subjects for Charles Sturt’s LLB degree, and has been involved in developing Indigenous Cultural Competency throughout the degree.

She acts as discipline coordinator for law, as part of the leadership team responsible for oversight and development of the LLB programme.

Kim teaches Law of Torts, Company Law and Professional Legal Conduct.


  • LAW114 (Law of Torts)
  • LAW219 (Company Law); and
  • LAW309 (Professional Legal Conduct)


Alison Gerard, Annette Gainsford and Kim Bailey “Embedding Indigenous Cultural Competence in a Bachelors of Laws at the Centre for Law and Justice, Charles Sturt University: A Case Study” The Future of Australian Legal Education (Thomsen Reuters, 2018).

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