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Olivia Kefford

Lawyer
+61.3.9205.2036
Fax +61.3.9205.2055
Ms. Kefford is a lawyer in our Commercial Litigation and Disputes team in the Melbourne office.

Ms. Kefford joined K&L Gates a graduate and gained exposure to the Restructuring & Insolvency, Energy, Infrastructure & Resources, and Commercial Litigation and Disputes teams.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms Kefford was a Judge's Associate at the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Victorian Women Lawyers Member
  • Law Institute of Victoria Member
  • Advising an international retailer regarding enforcement of foreign judgments in Australia.
  • Acting for Legal Practitioner's Liability Committee defending Victorian lawyers in professional negligence matters.
  • Acting for Crown Melbourne Limited defending public liability claims.
  • Acting for Victorian Managed Insurance Authority defending common law claims.
  • Acting for a protection visa applicant in judicial review proceedings.
  • Drafting court documents in Federal Court, Supreme Court and County Court proceedings.
  • Acting for a major electronics retailer in negotiating early exit of retail leases.
  • Assisting a blockchain-based cryptocurrency and energy trading company in drafting licencing agreements for a cross-jurisdictional trading platform.