Kathleen Anderson is a Senior Associate with the Dispute Resolution team. After playing key roles in the Dispute Resolution and Litigation groups at Middletons and K&L Gates, Kathleen joined Plastiras Lawyers in 2013.
Kathleen specialises in helping SMEs to prevent and resolve disputes arising in their day to day business, including contract breaches, partnership disagreements, debt disputes, recovery proceedings and negligence claims. Another key focus area for Kathleen is preventing and resolving restraint of trade disputes between employers and ex-employees.
Kathleen has also worked across property dispute matters including termination of leases and damages claims for landlords and tenants, resolving disagreements between co-owners through negotiation and court-appointed trustees and resolving disputes over caveats and easements.
Emerging as a new and growing area of law, Kathleen has a particular interest in helping individuals who have lost funds due to cyber security breaches. This includes investigating the source of the breach, working with IT experts to gather evidence and making claims against the negligent party.
Kathleen has also acted for various parties in deceased estate litigation matters and power of attorney claims. This includes on behalf of executors in defending claims made against deceased estates and also making family provision claims for family members excluded from Wills.