Tamar Hopkins is the founding lawyer of FKCLC’s Police Accountability Project and has been litigating, researching and writing in area of racial profiling and police accountability since 2006.
Tamar was a member of the legal team in number of high profile cases including Haile-Michael v Konstantindis & Ors (Federal Court, settled 2013), DPP v Kaba  VSC 52 (18 December 2014), and the UN Human Rights Committee claim, Horvath v Australia . She has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including the 2010 LIV Community Lawyer of the Year, Tim McCoy Awards in 2006 and 2014, VLF Fellowship 2008 and a Reichstein Fellowship in 2015. She was short-listed in 2013 for the Australia Human Rights Commission, Human Rights Award. She is currently doing a PhD at UNSW on racial profiling.