Karen is a partner in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department at Matheson, and co-head of the firm’s Regulatory and Investigations Group. Karen has a broad financial services and commercial dispute resolution practice. She has over 10 years’ experience providing strategic advice and dispute resolution to financial institutions, financial services providers, domestic and internationally focused companies and regulated entities and persons. She advises clients in relation to contentious regulatory matters, investigations, inquiries, compliance and governance related matters, white collar crime and corporate offences, commercial and financial services disputes, anti-corruption and bribery legislation and document disclosure issues.
Karen has substantial experience in corporate restructuring and insolvency law matters, having had a lead role in some of the most high-profile corporate rescue transactions of the past 10 years. She advises liquidators, regulators, directors and insolvency practitioners in relation to corporate offences and investigations, shareholder rights and remedies, directors’ duties, including in relation to fraudulent and reckless trading and disqualification and restriction proceedings.