Location(s): Sunshine Coast
Qualification(s): LLB (Dist), Grad Dip Leg Prac

Tabetha Hilliard is an experienced compensation lawyer in Maurice Blackburn’s Maroochydore office on the Sunshine Coast.

She acts for people who have suffered an injury, illness or disease due to their work, on the roads or in public places. Tabetha is committed to achieving the best possible results for her clients and works to ensure that every client has access to their entitlements.

After a career in finance and accounting, Tabetha studied law at Central Queensland University. She graduated in 2015 and was admitted to practice the same year. Tabetha was awarded the Una Prentice Award for being the highest achieving Bachelor of Laws graduate female law student at CQU. She was also honoured for her academic performance at the Queensland University of Technology while studying for her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Described as hardworking, passionate and friendly, Tabetha has an ability to engage with clients, and understand and have compassion for their sometime debilitating, life changing injuries.

Having a passion for social justice is a strong motivating factor for Tabetha to strive hard for her clients.

“I believe that everyone should have access to justice, and working in the area of personal injury law gives me the opportunity to assist clients to get the best outcome when they have been injured, whether it’s at work, on our roads or in a public place. I have the compassion and determination to get great results for my clients,” says Tabetha. 

Outside of work, Tabetha is a volunteer lawyer at the Suncoast Community Legal Service, where she is also a committee member.

Tabetha can be contacted directly for more information about her area of expertise and successful cases.

Accreditations & memberships

  • Queensland Law Society member
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance member
  • Women Lawyers Association of Queensland member
  • Suncoast Community Legal Service volunteer