Nigel Miller photoNigel Miller is the Director of Child Protection Litigation. Nigel has experience across a range of fields dealing with the complex area of child protection and public family law.

Nigel was called to the Queensland Bar in 2004 and admitted as a barrister of the High Court in 2005. His legal practice has specialised in child protection and related areas of law, involving best interests and direct instructions advocacy for children and young people. Nigel has also specialised in acting for parents in the child protection jurisdiction.

Nigel has practised public family law in the United Kingdom with a London-based local authority and as an Independent Children’s Lawyer in the family law jurisdiction.

Nigel has experience in criminal law services, including representing young people in the youth justice jurisdiction.

Board Member of Child Protection Practitioners Association of Queensland:

Member of the Forde Foundation Board of Advice:

Member of the Queensland Law Society’s Children’s Law Committee.

2014 Churchill Fellow: instigating the establishment of a child protection law specialist accreditation program in Queensland, USA, Canada, Switzerland, England and Scotland:


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Roisin O’Connor is a senior lawyer with the of the Director of Child Protection Litigation.

Roisin began her career in commercial litigation, before moving to child protection law in 2018.

Roisin holds a Bachelor of Laws (2015), Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (2016) and Bachelor of Social Science (Behavioural Studies) (2020).