Kylie Downes QC

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Kylie Downes was admitted to the Queensland Bar in 1992 and took silk in 2008.

She is a graduate of the Queensland University of Technology, holding the degree of Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) (1991). After a short period working with the Brisbane firm of Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst), she undertook postgraduate study at Oxford University, graduating with a Bachelor of Civil Law (with Honours) (1993).

Ms Downes has a commercial practice with particular experience in insolvency-related disputes, banking law, construction disputes and intellectual property matters.   

She is also a member of the Appeal Costs Board and the editorial committee of Proctor, Queensland Law Society.  Her publications include a regular column in Proctor called Back to Basics.