Kylie Nomchong SC
Date of Admission to the NSW bar
Year of Appointment Senior Counsel
Telephone: (02) 9264 6899
areas of practice
Human Rights and Discrimination
Work Health and Safety
Inquests and Commissions of Inquiry
Kylie Nomchong SC graduated with an Bachelor and Economics with honours from the University of Sydney. Kylie worked as a tutor and part-time lecturer in the Department of Industrial Relations at that University before commencing employment as a solicitor.
In 1991 Kylie was appointed as in-house solicitor for Actors’ Equity of Australia, later the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance. During that time, she established her practice in industrial law and employment law.
Kylie was elected as President of NSW Young Lawyers in 1994 and then later, she was elected to the Council of the Law Society of NSW. She was Chair of the Law Society’s Equal Opportunity Committee from 1994 to 1996. Klyie has also held positions on the Board of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, the College of Law, the Equal Opportunity Committee of the Law Council of Australia and the NSW Community Justices Centre.
Kylie was elected to the Council of the Bar Association in 2011 and again in 2017. She has served on the Common Law Committee of the Bar Association and is currently on the Bar Association’s Professional Conduct Committee. Kylie is also Chair of the Wellbeing Committee and is a regular instructor at the Readers Advocacy Courses.
Since 2012, Kylie has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation an independent volunteer, charitable organisation whose objective is to decrease work related psychological ill-health and promote psychological health and safety in the legal community.
Kylie has a strong belief in social justice and human rights. She has represented corporations, government departments, unions, individuals and contractors. She has presented numerous Continuing Legal Education seminars and was part of the team which established the Workplace Research Centre’s Industrial Advocacy Course.
High Court proceedings on the ability of a deaf person to act as a juror
Full Bench industrial dispute regarding an enterprise agreement
Constitutional Law, jurisdiction of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Appeal of prosecution under the Fair Work Act 2009
Appeal in relation to summary dismissal of a disability discrimination claim)
Death of a newborn at Coffs Harbour Hospital
Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council v Minister for Planning and Infrastructure & Anor; Australian Walkabout Wildlife Park Pty Limited as Trustee for the Gerald and Catherine Barnard Family Trust v Minister for Planning and Infrastructure & Anor  NSWLEC 1465
Malicious prosecution, award of over $4million in damages
Statutory interpretation of Teaching Service Act, 1990, employment law
Prosecution under Fair Work Act 2009