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Hayley Kurz

Solicitor

Hayley is a solicitor in the Australian Dispute Resolution team. 

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Experience

Hayley is a commercial litigator with broad-ranging experience in large-scale, complex disputes and class actions.

Hayley works with clients across a range of sectors such as banking and finance, construction and engineering, and pharmaceuticals.  Hayley has acted in a number of contractual claims, as well as allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct and matters relating to directorial liability.

Hayley’s experience includes advising:

  • an aviation company in defending Supreme Court proceedings arising out of various complex arrangements entered with a distributor
  • a multinational banking and financial services company in defending a class action relating to asset financing structures
  • an engineering and construction company (and two of its directors) in defending an insider trading claim arising from the collapse of a company of which it was the majority shareholder
  • Bayer AG in relation to a large product liability class action
  • various professional indemnity insurers, particularly in relation to defamation and negligence claims, as well as coverage issues

 

 

 

Background

Hayley holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Arts.  Having commenced her career in Perth, Hayley is admitted in Western Australia (though she holds a Victorian practising certificate) and the High Court of Australia.