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Kristen is an Investment Manager in the Melbourne office of IMF Bentham with responsibility for due diligence on prospective investments and management of funded cases. Prior to joining IMF in November 2015, she worked in the Commercial and Project Litigation team of leading plaintiff law firm, Slater and Gordon, with a practice focused on class actions, corporations law matters, and financial services disputes. Kristen has extensive litigation experience and bring key skills to the project management aspects of complex litigation. In private practice, she advised on numerous successful class actions and large scale out-of-court settlement schemes with major Australian banks. Prior to joining Slater and Gordon, she worked at Dundas & Wilson (now CMS) in Scotland and as an Associate to the Supreme Court of Victoria’s Associate Justice Efthim. In 2004 she was awarded the Victoria Law Foundation Chief Justice’s Medal for Excellence and Community Service.
2008. Admitted to practice as an Australian Lawyer in the Supreme Court of Victoria and as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Federal Court of Australia and High Court of Australia.
Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne.
Kristen is Secretary and a Director of Liquid Architecture Sound Inc. (https://liquidarchitecture.org.au/) and a Director of the Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio Limited (https://mess.foundation/), two not-for-profit organisations devoted to artists working in the medium of sound and which are registered on the Australian Government’s Register of Cultural Organisations.
IMF Bentham, Level 3, Bourke Place, 600 Bourke Street