Profile

Alicia Hill

Principal

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About Alicia

Alicia is a Principal in the Dispute Resolution & Litigation Team. She is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation in Queensland and Victoria, a Nationally Accredited Mediator, graded arbitrator and has over 16 years’ experience as a lawyer.

Alicia assists clients to understand the implications of the matter in which they are involved, the options available to them for resolution and works to  achieve cost effective outcomes.

She has acted for ASX listed companies, large proprietary companies, SME businesses, directors and officers, regulators and liquidators.

In 2017, Alicia was included in The Best Lawyers in Australia for her work in Litigation.  This is the second time that Alicia has been included in this peer determined category.

Alicia’s practice focuses on three predominant areas: 

  • financial services, corporations and insolvency;
  • competition and consumer including a special interest in franchising and small business; and
  • regulatory actions.                                            

Significant actions in which Alicia has been involved include: 

  • representing a franchisior and its directors in an action brought by a group of franchisees in the Federal Court of Australia (Victorian registry);
  • representing a bankruptcy trustee in an action brought by a listed financial institution to set aside a deed of composition in the Federal Court of Australia (South Australia registry) where allegations were made about the trustees conduct;
  • representing a business to negotiate enforceable undertakings with the ACCC in relation to perceived misconduct permitting the continued trade and conduct of the business;
  • acting for a company to defend a $50 million class action brought in the Federal Court in respect of a failed agricultural machine involving cross-claims against the manufacturers
  • representing a receiver and manager in the Supreme Court of Queensland to obtain injunctive relief preventing the sale of livestock assets by former partners of the partnership to which the receivers were appointed.

Alicia is a:

  • fellow of FINSIA;
  • chair of the FCA 2016 NFC Legal Symposium Organising Committee
  • associate member of the Association of Corporate Counsel;
  • member of the ACCC Consultative Committee for Small Business and Franchising, ARITA, TMA, Queensland Law Society Litigation Rules Committee, and State Chapter of the FCA Committee