Kristin is a special counsel in the Melbourne Dispute Resolution & Litigation Group.
Kristin acts on behalf of corporations, directors, small businesses, partnerships and individuals. Her areas of expertise include:
Kristin’s clients include Scentre Management Ltd (formerly Westfield), Boral Bricks and Legalsuper.
Kristin has a broad range of litigation experience in both small and large scale litigation in the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Federal Court and VCAT. She was recently engaged in the matter of Demi Nominees Pty Ltd v Maroondah CC  VCAT 1680, acting on behalf of the owner of a large shopping centre in successfully objecting to the valuation of her client’s property for land tax and rating purposes. The tribunal were in favour of her client, agreeing entirely with the proposed valuation in relation to capital improved value (CIV), and substantially decreasing the Site Value (SV) on the site. Her client also achieved an order for costs in its favour.
In relation to land valuation disputes, Kristin’s experience includes:
Kristin also has extensive experience dealing with large scale multi-party disputes. This included assisting the Supreme Court of Victoria in the matter of Kamasaee v The Commonwealth of Australia and Others, otherwise referred to as the Manus Island Class Action, in which Holding Redlich was appointed as the amicus curiae, or friend of the Court.
Kristin plays an active role in Holding Redlich’s risk management practices and is responsible for risk management policies, practices and training throughout the firm.
01 April 2020 - Knowledge
#Property, Planning & Development, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #COVID-19
In a bid to support businesses in the current climate, the Victorian Government is now giving eligible land owners the option to defer their 2020 land tax payment until 1 January 2021.
03 March 2020 - Knowledge
#Property, Planning & Development, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation
Between now and May 2020, the State Revenue Office will send close to 510,000 land tax assessment notices to customers. If you consider that the valuation placed on your property is too high, you must lodge an objection within 60 days of receiving your land tax assessment notice.
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
12 Oct 21
From health crises and vessel casualties to cyber-attacks, ports regularly find themselves responding to incidents over which they do not have complete control or responsibility. Despite this, port owners and operators have a critical role to play in managing such issues for themselves, port users and public stakeholders. We take a look at how port owners and operators might approach the preparation and management of these issues and their aftermath. We will also look at how emerging technologies like block chain provide new opportunities for collaboration and increased efficiency.