LLB BA (UOW), Dip (SAE)
Ji Robinson Stone
Ji is a graduate of the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB). She was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in 2021, holds NSW Practicing Certificate and is a member of the Law Society of NSW. Prior to joining the Terri Janke and Company team, she was a paralegal at the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) where she assisted the lawyers in directly advising clients, providing legal training particularly in intellectual property law, providing research and drafting contracts and agreements.
Artwork: Bibi Barba
Coordination and development of Legal for Languages newsletter for culturally diverse radio teams at the Special Broadcasting Service. The newsletter provided explanations on points of law, particularly Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property and fair dealing.
Prepared a research paper titled How Does Coastal Native Title Interact with Marine Resources Law? Which received a high distinction. This paper looked particularly at cultural abalone fishing done in the Yuin area.
Ji is a proud Dhurug woman who grew up in the Yuin area, in the small town of Moruya. She has spent some time in local community groups campaigning for political issues such as the protection of sacred objects and places, and the protection of native forests. During her studies she also volunteered at the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS).
Prior to studying law, she studied at SAE Institute and graduated with a Diploma in Audio Engineering. With a background in music, Ji has a passion for intellectual property and particularly the use and protection of Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property (ICIP). Her background in music also means she spends weekends and spare time playing or making music, and occasionally is a DJ for friend’s functions.