Ms Kathryn McMillan QC is a UQ graduate (BA/LLB with Honours) and a barrister at Quay 11 Chambers in Brisbane. Since her admission to the Bar in 1987, Kathryn has practised primarily in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, civil & human rights/discrimination, family law and child protection law, but also maintains a practice in Coronial Inquests and undertakes work on behalf of APHRA and the medical and other statutory boards in QCAT and QCATA. She has appeared on numerous occasions in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in matters related to statutory appeals, and as Counsel in two Commissions of Inquiry: the Public Hospitals Inquiry of 2005 for the Medical Board; and as Senior Counsel Assisting the Child Protection Commission of Inquiry. Kathryn has a particular interest in bio-ethical issues having completed a Master of Laws in BioEthics in 2003. In addition to her court work, Kathryn is an accredited mediator with an expansive mediation practice; both as a mediator and acting for litigants. Kathryn took silk in 2006.