Kellie Woods

LLB Grad. Dip. Legal Practice
Special Counsel
Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Insolvency & Restructuring, Wills & Estates

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Commencement Date:
2020
Qualifications:
Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) Advanced Certification - Advanced Insolvency (2019)
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (2007)
Bachelor of Laws, Murdoch (2006)
Admission Details:
Supreme Court of Western Australia (2007)
Supreme Court of Victoria (2007)
High Court of Australia (2007)
Areas of Expertise:
Insolvency, Deceased Estate Disputes and Legal Costs, Commercial Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Corporate and Commercial
Experience:

Kellie graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Laws in 2006. Kellie has a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and was admitted as a Legal Practitioner in Western Australia in December 2007. Kellie was admitted to the High Court in 2007 and is also admitted to practice in Victoria. Kellie has a wide range of litigation experience in the Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court, Supreme Court of Western Australia, District Court of Western Australia, District Court of Appeal, the Magistrates Court and the State Administrative Tribunal. Kellie regularly participates in mediations, pre-trial conferences, and other alternative dispute resolution processes. Kellie obtained the ARITA Advanced Certification – Advanced Insolvency, in 2019, and has over 10 years’ experience in corporate insolvency, debt recovery and bankruptcy applications. Kellie’s core areas of expertise are:

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency (both corporate and private), including the appointment of liquidators/administrators, insolvent transactions, deeds of company arrangements, and bankruptcy applications
  • Deceased Estates disputes
  • Debt Recovery
  • Legal costs
  • Mortgagee in possession proceedings in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, in relation to both legal and equitable mortgages, recovery of land through the Sheriff’s office and supervision of the mortgagee sale process
  • Building and construction matters, advice and disputes

Kellie also has substantial experience in drafting business and commercial documents, including loan agreements, charges, mortgages, sale agreements, shareholder agreements, commercial leases, terms and conditions of trade, estate planning documents and trust documents.

Memberships and Affiliations:
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Associate Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) WA
  • Member, Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association
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