Clare Park

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Property & Construction

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Commencement Date:
Murdoch University/Freehills Five Year Articles of Law (2006)
Admission Details:
Supreme Court of Western Australia (2007)
Areas of Expertise:
Commercial Litigation, Commercial Contract Review and Advice

Clare’s previous experience includes 10 years at Freehills, now Herbert Smith Freehills, 6 of those as a Lawyer. After some time away from paid employment, Clare joined Park Legal Solutions as a Lay Associate before joining Kott Gunning as a Lawyer in 2019. Clare’s experience includes:

  • Appearances in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Court of WA
  • Case management of civil actions in the Supreme Court
  • Successfully arguing a civil matter appeal in Jasmine Glen Pty Ltd v Falkirk Nominees Pty Ltd (Administrator Appointed) [2004] WASC 156
  • Acting as instructing solicitor to Queens Counsel and Senior Counsel during trials in the Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • Conducting detailed legal research
  • Preparation of pleadings
  • Preparation of affidavits and proofs of evidence for the purposes of litigation
  • Advising about commercial contracts
  • Drafting relevant terms in commercial contracts
  • Briefing expert witnesses and obtaining detailed witness statements
  • Preparing for and advising about mediations
  • Liaising with regulatory authorities
  • Identifying areas of commercial and legal risk
Memberships and Affiliations:
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Women Lawyers of Western Australia
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