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AstPr Hugh Zillmann  

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AstPr Hugh Zillmann
Assistant Professor Professional Legal Training Programs Director
Faculty of Law
Bond University QLD 4229
Australia


Title
Assistant Professor Professional Legal Training Programs Director

Department
Faculty of Law

Telephone
Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 51277
+61 7 559 51277
Location
Building Level: 2
Building: 4. Faculty of Law
Location: Bond University
Professional Biography
Hugh Zillmann is an experienced legal practitioner and law teacher, with some thirty-five years experience in both the teaching and practice of Law.

Following graduation from the University of Queensland in 1979, Hugh was employed as an academic at that University, before embarking upon a full-time career as a barrister in 1982.Throughout his time as a legal practitioner, Hugh was also a part-time lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology; the Australian Catholic University and Central Queensland University. Hugh was in continuous legal practice in Australia and internationally, until accepting a permanent appointment as a Senior Lecturer with Central Queensland University in 2006. He joined the Bond University Law Faculty in 2010.

Hugh has teaching expertise in Taxation and Revenue Law; Civil Legal Practice and Procedure; Evidence Law; Company and Association Law; Contract Law and Ethics and Professional Practice.His principal areas of legal practice were in Commercial Law; Estate and Succession Law; Corporate Insolvency and Bankruptcy. Whilst in practice as a barrister, he was regularly retained to act on behalf Company Liquidators and Trustees in Bankruptcy, as well as numerous corporate clients involved in complex legal disputes.

Hugh was appointed to the position of Director of the Bond University Professional Legal Training Programs in 2015.
Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws - University of Queensland
Professional admission & memberships

Australasian Taxation Teachers Association

National Taxation and Accountants Association of Australia

Member, Queensland Law Society

Member, Australasian Professional Legal Education Council

Other professional appointments

Barrister at Law - Supreme Court of NSW (1991 - 2007)

Legal Practitioner/Special Counsel - (current)

Legal Practitioner - High Court of Australia (1980 - present)

Barrister at Law - Supreme Court of Queensland (1980 - 2007)