Emily Kitchener

Senior Associate

 

P: (08) 8423 6896

F: (08) 8410 3900

E: emily@bdklawyers.com.au

Level 1, 193 Victoria Square

Adelaide SA 5000

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

INSURANCE RECOVERIES

CIVIL LITIGATION

LEASING

CONTRACTUAL DISPUTES

Emily Kitchener

Emily first joined BDK Lawyers as a Law Clerk in November 2012. Prior to that, she gained experience volunteering in the community legal centre sector.

 

Emily holds Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Adelaide, a Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice (With Merit) from Australian National University as well as a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2014.

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Emily represents clients in a range of matters, primarily in insurance litigation and general civil litigation matters, including:

 

  • Statutory personal injury recovery actions;

  • Defended public liability claims;

  • Subrogated recovery actions representing insurers in respect of property, motor, home and contents and marine insurance claims;

  • Contractual disputes;

  • Debt recovery; and

  • Medical negligence claims.

 

JURISDICTIONS

Emily regularly assists clients in a range of South Australian jurisdictions, including:

 

  • The Supreme Court of South Australia;

  • The District Court of South Australia;

  • The Magistrates’ Court of South Australia; and

  • The South Australian Employment Tribunal.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & LIFE AWAY FROM WORK

Emily’s interests outside of the law include travel, cooking, good gin and walking her dog.