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Kim Nguyen


Kim is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution and Litigation group.

She has a broad range of experience and a particular interest in commercial/contract disputes, intellectual property disputes, property and administrative law matters. 

Kim’s experience extends across a wide range of Federal and State Courts and Tribunals.

Prior to joining Holding Redlich, Kim worked at the New South Wales Law Reform Commission providing legal policy advice.


Kim’s recent experience includes:

Commercial disputes

  • acting for a local government body in Supreme Court of NSW, Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia proceedings involving breach of contract, negligence and unconscionability claims concerning an agreement for lease
  • acting for a major non-bank lender in respect of recovery of loans
  • acting for a global communications company in respect of an unfair preference claim in the Federal Court of Australia in Victoria
  • acting for numerous developers and commercial landlords in leasing disputes including in the Supreme Court of NSW and Court of Appeal
  • acting in numerous director, shareholders and partnership disputes
  • acting in numerous matters involving breach of contract, misleading and deceptive conduct, unconscionable conduct and breach of directors’ duties.

Administrative law, government

  • acting as solicitor advocate for an independent Commonwealth government agency in judicial review and merits review proceedings
  • acting for a Commonwealth government agency in proceedings to recover complex debts
  • acting for an independent Commonwealth government agency, providing advice on privacy and freedom of information issues
  • acting for a NSW government department advising on and co-ordinating responses to standing order 52 requests
  • acting for various NSW government departments in a range of property and contractual disputes.

Commissions of inquiry, investigations

  • acting for a witness in relation to NSW Parliamentary committee inquiries 
  • acting for four parties involved in the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Ruby Princess
  • acted for a major political party in two independent workplace assessments into Members of Parliament conduct.


26 April 2023 - Knowledge

Fraudulent changes to ASIC register can lead to company liability

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Private Client Practice, #Corporate & Commercial Law

We discuss the principles of ostensible authority where companies can be bound by and liable for a person’s fraud, even if that person is incorrectly recorded as an officeholder on the ASIC register.

14 February 2023 - Knowledge

Presumption of advancement – lessons from a recent NSW Court of Appeal decision

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Private Client Practice

The NSW Court of Appeal recently considered a beneficial interest claim in a case concerning a property purchased in the name of a daughter using funds provided by her dad.

18 May 2022 - Knowledge

What is a former trustee’s obligation to provide trust documents to an incoming trustee?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

A recent judgment has shown that when a new trustee is appointed to an existing trust, the outgoing trustee must co-operate and promptly provide trust documents to the new trustee.