Kristen is an experienced personal injuries litigator. She joined Russell Kennedy from the Victorian WorkCover Authority (“VWA”), where she was a Senior Legal Counsel in the Dispute Management Division and had a particular focus on serious injury and common law litigation. Prior to this, Kristen was employed in a national insurance law practice, the WorkCover department of another VWA Panel firm, and as a judge’s associate.
Representing the Victorian WorkCover Authority and provides mentoring to Russell Kennedy’s common law and statutory benefits defence practices
Acting for the VWA, WorkCover insurers, and public liability insurers in serious injury/common law litigation and third party statutory recovery actions in relation to workplace injuries;
Acting for the Transport Accident Commission in serious injury/common law litigation on transport accidents, and
Acting for public liability insurers in general personal injury litigation
Served for ten years on the Board of Directors of Waverley Industries Ltd, a not-for-profit organisation that provides employment and training to people with disabilities