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Maria Downie

Maria Downie is a lawyer working in the commercial litigation and disputes team. She is a competent draftsperson and prides herself on delivering practical commercial solutions for clients.

Maria joined K&L Gates as a seasonal clerk, a paralegal and then as a graduate, completing the graduate program and gaining exposure to intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, energy, infrastructure and resources and general corporate advisory work.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Maria worked as a research assistant in commercial and criminal barristers' chambers providing assistance to leading Victorian barristers in media, employment, corporations, taxation, administrative and criminal law fields.

  • Law Institute of Victoria member
  • Victorian Women Lawyers member
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