Full Name: Ms Kimberley N Phair
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Fax: 9225 8480
Chambers: Gorman Chambers
Room: 0932
Date of Admission: 8 Feb 2010
Called to the Bar: 22 Oct 2015
Qualifications: BPod; LLB (Hons); GDLP; Grad. Cert. Fraud & Financial Crime
Previous Occupation: Solictor, Judge's Associate, Podiatrist


Kimberley Phair has been a lawyer for over 9 years with varied experience as a Solicitor Advocate, Associate at the County Court of Victoria and the District Court of South Australia, and as a Podiatrist.

Kim has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Adelaide University and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. Further, she has a Bachelor of Podiatry from LaTrobe University which includes studies in Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology.

Kim is currently enrolled in a Master of Fraud and Financial Crime and has successfully completed a Graduate Certificate in Fraud and Financial Crime which included a subject in Forensic Accounting; Asset Tracing and Recovery.

Kim accepts briefs in all litigious matters with a focus on Criminal law and Confiscation matters.

Kim has developed a particular interest in Confiscation matters, as a result of being an Associate in the Confiscations List in the County Court and also in her practice as a Solicitor. She has drawn documents for and appeared in the Confiscations List in both the Supreme and County Courts.

Kim read with Anthony P Lewis and has recently appeared in the following reported cases:

Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Wen & Ors [2017] VSC 391 (Led by Simon McGregor)

Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Wen & Ors [No 2] [2017] VSC 502 (Unled)

DPP v Le & Anor [2018] VCC 895

DPP v Rinne [2018] VCC 1116

DPP v NP [2018] VCC 1970


Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Confiscation of Assets
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Mental Illness
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Property
  • Traffic / Motor Vehicle

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Royal Commissions
From 30 Oct 2015, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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