Dr Tomison claimed Dr Hill has around 30 years’ knowledge in legal apply and has held leading positions in govt and private apply.
“Dr Hill is a properly-revered chief in the legal job. He is identified for his sharp legal capabilities and for being an great men and women supervisor and economical administrator.”
“He will convey to this crucial role his abilities in civil litigation, administrative regulation, constitutional law, dispute resolution, and work regulation,” Dr Tomison reported.
“His deep being familiar with of the federal government client and leadership achievements in legislation-related organisations will be certain the ongoing provision of significant-high quality authorized expert services.”
“I would also like to thank Angela Komninos for her superb company acting in the Condition Solicitor purpose due to the fact Choose Nicholas Egan PSM was appointed to the District Court docket.”
Dr Hill will come to the Point out Solicitor’s Office environment (SSO) from Lawful Support WA, where he has been the Director and Chief Government Officer for the earlier five several years.
During that time, Lawful Aid grew to a lot more than 365 team with 10 workplaces all over WA, 16 virtual offices and 53 outreach places.
Underneath his leadership, Legal Assist enhanced its providers and launched major, progressive packages to gain the community.
Before relocating to WA, Dr Hill was a partner in a Melbourne legislation organization and then Basic Counsel to the Division of the Leading and Cabinet in Victoria, wherever he managed all litigation, managed legislation via Parliament, and gave lawful and authorized plan assistance.
Dr Hill has also earlier headed Tasmania Authorized Help and been a Deputy Secretary at the Victorian Division of Justice.
He has a Bachelor of Guidelines, Bachelor of Economics and Master of Legal guidelines from Monash University and a professional doctorate in regulation from the University of Melbourne.
“Most big authorities initiatives are applied with the reward of audio legal advice from the Point out Solicitor’s Place of work,” Dr Hill reported.
“The SSO is a centre of legal excellence in WA, mixing governing administration knowledge with professional know-how.
“I search ahead to continuing to provide the public curiosity by means of strategic advice and useful lawful methods.”
His appointment by Dr Tomison followed a advantage-dependent collection procedure.
Dr Hill will start operate as Point out Solicitor on 29 Might and Ms Komninos will proceed in her senior role as Deputy Condition Solicitor.