Susan Burton Phillips
BA, LLB (Hons I), LLM, MALP
Susan Phillips is a barrister specialising in native title. She has published and worked in that field since the Mabo decision was handed down in 1992.
Since the Native Title Act was passed in 1993 Susan has been counsel to Indigenous groups and communities all over Australia from the Kimberley and Cape York to the south eastern and western parts of Australia, representing them in the National Native Title Tribunal, Federal Court and in mediations and negotiations with local, State and Commonwealth governments, mining companies, pastoralists and other parties.
Susan lectures and has taught courses on Indigenous people and the law at the Universities of Sydney, NSW and UTS.
Susan has contributed to several publications on native title. She was admitted to the NSW Bar in 1995.
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13th Floor St James Hall, 169 Phillip Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Tel: 02 9335 3063
Contributor to the AIATSIS Native title Representative Bodies annual conference
Guest lecturer from time to time at the Faculties of Law at the universities of Sydney, NSW and UTS
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