Karen has over 30 years’ experience as a lawyer, principally in banking and commercial law, with expert knowledge of the Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA) particularly in regard to insolvency practice and securities enforcement.

Karen holds an exceptional depth of experience in commercial and financial arrangements, including for large and complex infrastructure projects, contractual arrangements in the commercial sector for the acquisition of goods and services, complex property and leasing transactions involving State and Federal governments and the establishment, governance and financing of  commercial entities.

Karen has reviewed and advised on a wide range of financing transactions and commercial contracts, developing a strong ability to multitask and manage multiple pieces of work concurrently, becoming a trusted advisor to commercial clients and their stakeholders.

Her experience working in various large firms as well as for a “Big 4” Australian Bank, provided her with valuable insights in guiding and supporting internal stakeholders to change existing business practices and processes to comply with a large and complex change to Australian securities law.

Karen is known for being pro-active and approaching her work with energy, reacting to adversity with resilience.

She is a member of the Banking & Financial Services Law Association and the Women Lawyers Association of NSW.

Karen joined Keypoint Law in 2023 and is based in Sydney.