Kellie graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Laws in 2006 and commenced her employment at Michael Paterson & Associates as a Law Clerk in January 2007. Kellie has a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and was admitted as a Legal Practitioner in Western Australia in December 2007. Kellie is also admitted to practice as a Legal Practitioner in Victoria.

Kellie has a wide range of litigation experience, including acting as Counsel in the Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court, Supreme Court of Western Australia, District Court of Western Australia, District Court of Appeal, the Magistrates Court and the State Administrative Tribunal. Kellie has also acted as the instructing solicitor in the Supreme Court of Western Australia for urgent injunction matters and in the Federal Court for an urgent search order matter. Kellie has regularly participated in mediations, pre-trial conferences, and other alternative dispute resolution processes.

Kellie predominately works in the following practice areas:

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution.
  • Debt recovery.
  • Insolvency, including the appointment of liquidators/administrators, insolvent transactions, deeds of company arrangements, and preference claims.
  • Deceased Estate disputes.
  • Building and construction matters, advice, and disputes.
  • Legal costs.

Drafting business and commercial documents, including drafting Estate Planning documents, sale agreements, Shareholder Agreements, Commercial Leases, Settlement Deeds, Loan Agreements, Charges, and Trust documents.   NB: For the purpose of the Schedule 2, paragraph 4(d) of the Spam Act 2003 (Cth), this e-mail address is only published for the purpose of people making enquiries about Kellie’s services, or otherwise dealing with Kellie on a professional basis.  She categorically DOES NOT want to receive unsolicited commercial electronic messages at this electronic address.