Karen joined Keystone as General Counsel in 2018. Karen has a composite role in the firm. As General Counsel, she advises Keystone and its membership on matters of risk. As a knowledge development lawyer, she oversees the firm’s training and knowhow function. As a practising lawyer and specialist in dispute resolution, Karen works with colleagues and their clients to advise on highly technical legal matters.
Karen is dual-qualified, having qualified as an attorney in South Africa in 1999 prior to qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2000.
‘Court unlikely to depart from default position of full disclosure (PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov and others)’ - Co-author
‘Last roll of the dice for PAG’s mis-selling test case against RBS’ - Co-author
‘PAG appeal landmark mis-selling case and RBS ordered to disclose its policy on the hidden cost of Swaps’ - Co-author
‘What is the legal professional privilege under English law and why is it important?’ - Co-author
‘Litigation funders liable for indemnity costs in Excalibur’ - Co-author
|2018||Keystone Law | General Counsel|
|2016 - 2018||Kingsley Napley LLP | Professional Support Lawyer, Dispute Resolution|
|2012 - 2016||Plexus Law | Knowledge Management Lawyer / Associate Partner|
|2006 - 2012||Plexus Law | Associate Partner|
|2002 - 2006||Plexus Law | Solicitor|
|1999 - 2002||Davies Arnold Cooper | Solicitor|
|2000||Qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales|
|1999||Qualified as a Solicitor in South Africa|