A member of the construction and engineering team since 2013, and special counsel since 2022, Karen's main area of practice is in dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration, expert determination and litigation.
Karen often advises on contractual interpretation, contractual compliance, contract administration and contract claims, and on disputes for building and infrastructure projects around Australia.
Karen's expertise extends to all matters related to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payments Act 1999 (NSW) (SOP Act).
Karen has experience appearing in the supreme, district and local courts, and the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal (formerly known as the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal).
Karen holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales. Karen was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in August 2013 and the High Court of Australia.