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Kristen Smith

Melbourne

Investment Manager

Kristen is an Investment Manager in the Melbourne office of Omni Bridgeway with responsibility for due diligence and management of funded cases.

Prior to joining Omni Bridgeway in 2015, Kristen worked in Slater and Gordon’s Commercial and Project Litigation team from 2008 with a practice focused on corporations law matters and financial services disputes. 
 
Kristen has extensive litigation experience and brings key skills to the project management aspects of complex litigation. Kristen has previously worked on numerous successful class action matters and large scale out-of-court dispute resolution schemes with major financial institutions.
 
Prior to joining Slater and Gordon, she worked at Dundas & Wilson (now CMS) in Scotland and as an Associate to the Supreme Court of Victoria’s Associate Justice Efthim. In 2004 she was awarded the Victoria Law Foundation Chief Justice’s Medal for Excellence and Community Service. 
 
Kristen holds Bachelor degrees in Law (Honours) and Arts from the University of Melbourne.

  • PFAS Contamination in Gippsland. Community Presentation. 4 October 2018. Gippsland, VIC. 
  • Corporate Funding Hypothetical. Minter Ellison. 9 March 2018. Melbourne, VIC. 
  • Litigation Funding for Insolvency Claims. KordaMentha. 6 October 2016. Melbourne, VIC.
  • Litigation Funding for Insolvency Professionals. S.V. Partners. 30 June 2016. Melbourne, VIC. 
  • Litigation Funding for Insolvency and Commercial Claims. PCI Partners. 9 June 2016. Melbourne, VIC.
  • Litigation Funding for Insolvency Professionals. Ferrier Hodgson. 27 April 2016. Melbourne, VIC. 
  • Litigation Funding for Insolvency and Commercial Claims. Cornwall Stoddart. 13 April 2016. Melbourne, VIC. 
  • Insolvency Litigation Funding. McGrath Nichol. 26 February 2016. Melbourne, VIC.

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