Karen's specialist areas include building and construction disputes, insolvency and commercial litigation. Karen has acted for parties involved in leaky building claims in the Weathertight Homes Tribunal and courts and in adjudications under the Construction Contracts Act. She regularly comments on legal issues in BRANZ's build magazine.
Karen has previously worked in civil litigation teams in firms in Auckland and London.
She holds a first class honours degree in law and a masters degree with honours in commercial law. She also has an arts degree majoring in history.