Kristy is a commercial litigator with over 20 years’ experience in Australia and overseas. She gives sensible advice about avoiding, resolving and winning commercial disputes, from the early stages of risk management through to bringing appeals in the highest courts.
Kristy’s litigation experience is varied and includes expertise in cross-border insolvency, international arbitration, directors and shareholders disputes, contractual disputes, financial disputes, professional negligence claims, and claims and investigations involving fraud. Kristy’s experience also means that she is ideally placed to provide pre-action and risk management advice about difficult topics such as corporate governance issues, ESG concerns and internal investigations. Kristy brings a unique and common sense approach to such projects.
Kristy is highly respected by clients for her technical excellence, attention to detail, commercial awareness and down to earth approach. She is a Fellow of INSOL and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Kristy also holds a number of leadership positions in the community, including as secretary of the Women Lawyers Association of South Australia. Within LK, Kristy is a senior member of the leadership team and is responsible for LK’s clerkship and graduate recruitment program.