EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE
Kara has a strong and diverse background in professional indemnity, financial lines and director and officer disputes, often involving complex and sizeable litigation including class action proceedings arising from financial collapses. She has provided coverage and defence advice for insurers and many types of insured professionals such as accountants, auditors, financial advisors, lawyers and construction professionals such as builders, architects and building certifiers.
Kara has considerable experience in the class action space and litigated matters in a wide range of commercial and insurance disputes. Kara has experience in all aspects of litigation in both Federal and State Courts and Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) and brings a strategic and commercial focus to her matters which has resulted in favourable outcomes for clients. Kara also has considerable experience in policy interpretation and coverage advice for both Australian and international insurers, including complex and high value claims.
Kara has international experience having worked as a foreign qualified lawyer in respect of professional indemnity disputes in a central London firm. Further, in addition to her legal prowess, Kara also has accountancy and auditing qualifications and experience gained prior to commencing her legal career.