Kim practices in dispute resolution & litigation with a particular focus on insolvency, complex commercial disputes, and class actions.
In insolvency related matters, she regularly acts on behalf of insolvency practitioners advising on all matters arising in the administration or liquidation of the Company, and has conducted applications to Court for directions, undertaken liquidators’ examinations, prosecuted proceedings against directors, advisors and other third parties on behalf of the insolvent company, and defended proceedings, including class actions, brought by investors and other creditors.
In respect to complex commercial disputes, she has acted for both plaintiffs and defendants in relation to breach of contract, negligence, misleading and deceptive conduct, oppression and breach of director duties cases.
She has acted for defendants in large-scale class actions which have involved management of significant volumes of discovery, conducting witness interviews and preparing lay witness statements, briefing experts, bringing and defending interlocutory applications, including appeals, and extensive trial experience.
Kim has been recognised by Best Lawyers in the category of Insolvency and Reorganisation Law and Litigation since 2017. She has also been recommended for commercial litigation and dispute resolution in Doyle’s List in 2019.
Kim has acted in a range of matters, including:
26 May 2020 - Knowledge
#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19
In two recent decisions, the Federal Court has allowed administrators to continue to occupy leased premises rent-free for an extra month. Should landlords be worried that this trend will continue? Whilst the decisions were undoubtedly made in the extraordinary circumstances of COVID-19, it is not difficult to see a precedent being established with similar orders being made more frequently in the future.
20 May 2020 - Knowledge
#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #COVID-19
A recent ACCC penalty against BUPA is a timely warning against fees for no service in the post-COVID era.
19 June 2019 - Knowledge
#Dispute Resolution & Litigation
A narrow majority of the High Court has dismissed an appeal by ASIC, finding that a general store owner’s informal ‘book-up’ system that supplied credit to Anangu customers in South Australia’s APY Lands was not unconscionable.
26 March 2019 - Knowledge
#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Corporate & Commercial Law
The news that IOOF’s CFO has secured separate legal representation to that of his company in Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s action against five IOOF directors and executives has delivered an important reminder to all senior executives
11 Feb 20 to 10 Nov 20 - Brisbane
This series will equip you with the knowledge and tools to buy and/or sell better, will ensure you remain compliant in this increasingly regulated environment, and will maximise your chances of success and beat off the competition.
28 Apr 20 to 23 Jun 20
This interactive webinar series will discuss topical issues including the impacts of COVID-19, Planning and Environment Court decisions, the purpose of the Planning Act 2016 (Qld) and other development assessment pathways outside the usual Planning Act.
01 Jun 20
The property and construction industry is key to reviving Australia's economy in the post-COVID-19 environment. Join our construction partners Suzy Cairney, Stephen Natoli and national property partners Natashia Ackroyd, Cameron Sheather and Darren Anderson next Monday for an online discussion on the Victorian Government's recent $2.7 billion Building Works Package, plus policies and incentives for these two sectors at the national level.