Belinda Baker


Belinda Baker

2003 Harvard Menzies Scholar

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Belinda Baker graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws in 1999. After graduating, Belinda worked as a Counsel Assisting the NSW Solicitor General and Crown Advocate in a range of appellate matters in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Court of Criminal Appeal, and the Supreme Court.

Belinda was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Laws (Public Law) at Harvard University.

Studied at: Harvard University

Current Biography

Belinda is a Solicitor Advocate in the NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office. She frequently appears as counsel assisting the coroner in inquests and inquiries in NSW, in the coronial jurisdiction on behalf of interested parties; and on behalf of the NSW Attorney General in Supreme Court appeals and reviews concerning coronial decisions.

Belinda is a co-author of the 4th ed of Wallers Coronial Law and Practice in NSW (LexisNexis, 2010); and the author of the Coroners Title in Halsbury’s Laws of Australia. Belinda also holds a Master of Laws from Harvard University (2004), which she attended as a Menzies Scholar.

Scholarship Year: 2003

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