Julia Higgins

Julia is a Partner at Bishops Solicitors in Launceston.

Julia graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Commerce and Laws in 2001 and was admitted to practice in 2002.   Julia practices in Family Law and Child Protection.  Julia is regularly appointed by the Court as an Independent Children’s Lawyer in complex parenting cases.   

Julia is the current Chair of the Family Law Practitioners Association Tas Inc and is a Commissioner for the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania.   Julia is a prior President of the Northern Young Lawyers Committee.  Julia was recently appointed by Legal Aid Tasmania onto the Register of Legal Practitioners Tasmania – Family Violence & Cross examination of Parties Scheme.