Keypoint Law is delighted to welcome Catherine Bell to the firm as a Consulting Principal, based in Melbourne.

Catherine has over 25 years’ experience in construction and infrastructure law, advising on construction projects and acting in and resolving construction disputes.

Her experience includes litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, as well as advising on project delivery, contract drafting and administration, and contract risks.

She also has significant experience in security of payment disputes and advising various industry participants (including insolvency practitioners) on strategic use of rights for recovering outstanding payments under construction contracts.

Catherine joins Keypoint from Melbourne firm KHQ Lawyers, where she was lead principal solicitor of the Construction and Engineering team. Prior to this, Catherine was a partner at Colin Biggers & Paisley and Cornwall Stodart.

Catherine has been recognised by Best Lawyers and Doyle’s Guide for her expertise in Construction and Infrastructure, particularly in the area of disputes and dispute resolution.

Commenting on Catherine’s appointment, Keypoint CEO Warren Kalinko said:

“Catherine joins Keypoint with a fantastic reputation in the area of construction law, particularly in disputes.. She is a wonderful addition to our team including our litigation team of 20+ and we are thrilled to have her expertise available to our clients.”

Speaking about her appointment, Catherine stated:

“I am thrilled to join Keypoint Law, with the great diversity and depth of expertise amongst its practitioners, including those allied to construction law.”