LLB (Hons), MIS
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
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 since 2017 and Litigation since 2018. She has also been recommended for Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution in Doyle’s Guide since 2019.
Kim has acted in a range of matters, including:
31 May 23
IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman have investigated a number of complaints in relation to Victorian local councils and produced a series of reports. In this presentation, partner Joseph Monaghan, will provide a basic overview of IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman, their respective roles and functions under their establishing legislation and an overview of recent IBAC and Ombudsman investigation reports involving local councils.
05 Jun 23
The recent extreme flood events raise a series of legal issues including the liability of local councils for decisions that expose residents and businesses to greater risk from flooding events, and remedial steps to address past decision-making. In this webinar, partner Joseph Monaghan and lawyer Jacob Atkinson will discuss these topics.
14 Jun 23 - Canberra
In the third and final seminar of the series, partner Andrew Klein and senior associate Natasha Jones, explore the legal risks associated with returning absent employees to work. This includes ill and injured workers, chronic absenteeism, Comcare issues, 'work from home' related issues and COVID 'return reluctance'. In the course of the seminar, our speakers will work through hypothetical scenarios with reference to relevant regulatory APS frameworks and recent case law.