Katherine Lawrence

Special Counsel

Katherine has over 14 years of experience in litigation and dispute resolution. Her main areas of focus are insurance, indemnity, personal injury, medical negligence, product liability and property damage.

Katherine is a skilled and strategic negotiator and has a strong record of resolving disputes through mediation and settlement conferences. She is highly qualified in running liability claims to trial, and has done so to appellate level, including special leave to appeal to the High Court. She has also advised on and prepared matters for inquests.

Katherine has acted for a variety of Australian and overseas insurers as well as government agencies. She provides strategic advice on the management of claims prior to litigation and through to appeal.

Resolution should be commercially sound and achieved in the best manner possible

Legal Expertise

  • claims against government agencies
  • property damage claims
  • bush fire litigation
  • personal injury including occupier's liability, accidents on construction sites, medical negligence, nervous shock/psychiatric injuries, joint tortfeasor claims
  • coronial inquiries
  • indemnity and subrogation claims
  • product liability
  • claims against schools