Name: Christien Corns
Qualifications: BA, LLB (Hons)
Organisation: K&L Gates
Immediation Practice Area: Mediation, Expert Determination
I am a Partner at K&L Gates with significant experience in insurance, professional indemnity, public liability, large estate litigation and complex commercial disputes. I also regularly advise and act for clients in defamation and related media issues.
I have recently acted for and advised clients in a range of defamation and media related matters for individuals and entities including large Australian companies and high-profile individuals. Most recently, I have acted for Crown Melbourne Limited (Crown Casino), Esso Australia Pty Ltd and Westpac General Insurance defending significant personal injury matters. I also have a specialist practice focussed on public liability and professional indemnity litigation.
● Media and Communications Committee of the Australian Law Council
● member, Australian Insurance Law Association
● member, Australia & New Zealand Sports Law Association
● member, Law Institute of Victoria
I am passionate about helping people and companies resolve disputes so they can focus their energies on positive pursuits.
Immediation Area(s) of Expertise
Banking and Finance (Insurance), Common law and professional regulation (Negligence, Personal injury, Professional negligence, Torts), Corporate and commercial (Consumer credit, Consumer protection, Contracts, Corporations, Directors’ duties, Energy resources mining, Joint Ventures, Misleading and deceptive conduct/fraud, Partnership, Product liability, Shareholder remedies, Sport), Government and administrative law (Civil liabilities, Freedom of Information (FOI),, Privacy), Intellectual property, Information technology and media (Defamation, Media and entertainment), Property, construction, environment, oil, gas and mining (Building and construction, Owners Corporation, Property), Wills, estates and charities (Charities, Equity, Family provisions, Guardianship, Trusts, Wills estates probate and administration)