Kate Eastman SC

Kate Eastman SC

Senior Fellow, Monash University

Kate Eastman SC has practised as a barrister in Sydney since 1998. She practises in the areas of human rights, discrimination, employment and public law.

Previously, she worked as a solicitor at Allen Allen & Hemsley and a senior legal officer at the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. She holds a BA/LLB (UNSW), LLM (UCL London with Distinction), LLM (UTS) and a Diploma of International Human Rights Law (EUI Italy).

Kate has been actively involved in a number of human rights and international law organisations. She was a co-founder and president of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights. She has taught human rights/civil liberties and international law at the University of Technology (Sydney) and The University of Sydney, as well as a number of international programs.