Prior to coming to the Bar Kaye worked as a lawyer at McBain & Associates, Family Lawyers. Between 1998 and 1999 she worked as a Law Clerk and then completed her articles with Christopher Bunnett Solicitor. Currently Kaye is a member of the LIV’s Family Court Practice Committee. Since coming to the Bar Kaye has volunteered with the Family Law Assistance Programme and the Intervention Order Support Scheme. Kaye has also lectured on a sessional basis at VUT, and has instructed at Leo Cussen in Family Law during 2005 and 2006, and RMIT during 2008.
Kaye is currently a member of the Victorian Bar Health and Wellbeing Committee, and practises in the areas of personal injury, transport accidents, workcover, professional negligence, torts generally, Family Law, Child Protection, inquests and cases involving Family Violence.
From 1980 to 1995 Kaye was employed at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and between 1985 and 1995 she was the AIDS and Haemophilia Counsellor and Clinical Nurse Consultant. This state wide role encompassed counselling, testing, education, clinical evaluation, assessment, coordination, treatment procedures and research. This service was also provided to staff and families, recipients of blood or blood products, cases where there was a concern about child and/or sexual abuse, intravenous drug users and their children, adolescents, individuals and families where there was a concern about transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B & C, children placed for adoption both within and inter-country and those who sustained needle-stick injuries or had gross contamination of blood.
From 1993 until 1995 Kaye was a member of the Board of Management of the Mordialloc-Cheltenham Community Hospital. Kaye was also a member of various committees some of which included the National AIDS Counsellor Association, Paediatric AIDS Task Force, the AIDS Education Strategy Committee, the RCH Infection Control Committee, and the AIDS Health Department task force education programme.