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Kara is a disputes lawyer specialising in class actions and major regulatory investigations.

Kara has contributed to a number of significant commercial litigation matters in the State Supreme Courts and the Federal Court of Australia and defended regulatory investigations.  Kara works across a broad range of sectors with a particular focus on major securities and product liability litigation.

Major clients Kara has acted for include Westpac Banking Corporation, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bayer AG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. 



Kara holds a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and Bachelor of Journalism with Distinction.   Kara was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and is qualified as an Australian legal practitioner in New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. 

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia: defending two shareholder class actions in Australia, raising claims in relation to the Bank’s AML/CTF compliance and disclosures
  • UGL Limited: defending a shareholder class action in relation to the Ichthys LNG project.
  • Bayer AG in relation to a large product liability class action.